Feb 16, 2017

SPIA Welcomes New Faculty Member Dr. Jessica Liao

The School of Public and International Affairs welcomes its newest faculty member, Dr. Jessica Liao!   Professor Liao previously taught at George Washington University and was a visiting fellow at Monash […]

Feb 6, 2017

5 Questions With Jim Gates, 2017 Diversity Lecture Speaker

Theoretical physicist Jim Gates explains why the dichotomy between seeking equity and seeking excellence is false in science and society at the the 2017 Humanities and Social Sciences Diversity Lecture.

Jan 23, 2017

Spend a Day with the Dean

As a Humanities and Social Sciences student, you've got a busy schedule. Your dean, Jeff Braden, wants to learn what it’s like to be a student and also share what it’s like to be a dean. So step right up and enter the "Side by Side with the Dean" contest. Tell us why the dean should experience your day, and why you’d like to walk in his shoes.

Jan 17, 2017

Army Sergeant Earns NC State LPS Degree Online While Serving His Country

NC State's Leadership in the Public Sector degree program was the perfect fit for Sgt. First Class Jason Davidson, who oversees the day-to-day operations and training of nearly 40 paratroopers at Fort Bragg.

Jan 3, 2017

Student Carlo Zanelli Leaves Sustainability Impact At Home, Abroad

Pursuing dual masters degrees in Economics and International Studies, Carlo Zanelli hopes to work in global development or as a foreign service officer after NC State. He's well on his way.

Dec 19, 2016

A Passion for Service, Activism

Fall 2016 graduate Jonique Lyles said a degree in political science was the perfect avenue to explore her passion for service, activism and helping communities grow and develop.

Dec 6, 2016

For Nonprofits, Even Non-Finance ‘Capacity Grants’ Stimulate Financial Growth

NC State research finds that so-called "capacity grants" lead to long-term financial growth for nonprofit organizations — regardless of what the grants are for.

Dec 1, 2016

The Year in Pictures: Humanities and Social Sciences in 2016

Take a look back at some of our favorite stories (and photos) of the year.

Nov 21, 2016

Curiosity, Commitment Define Couple’s Marriage — and Their Philanthropy

Enthusiastic to share what they’ve learned with others, Charlie and Marty Coe have thrived as educators. — Charlie as a public administration professor at NC State and Marty as a high school world history instructor. Now retired, the couple wants to ensure that other scholars have the appropriate resources to continue creating and sharing knowledge.

Nov 10, 2016

SPIA Celebrates MIS Exchange Students for International Education Month

November is International Education Month, a time to celebrate the value of international students, student exchange programs, and study abroad programs.  NC State’s Master of International Studies (MIS) program welcomes […]