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Wearing caps and gowns, students hold up the "Wolfie" sign

Nov 27, 2023

Celebrating our Graduating Student Ambassador

My name is Madeline Bain, and I am graduating this December with a degree in criminology, as well as minors in forensic science and psychology. These past four years at NC State have been nothing but incredibly exciting and rewarding. The experiences I have gained during my time here have shaped me into the person I… 

A student walks up the stairs of the 1911 Building

Nov 27, 2023

New Opportunities for Department of Sociology and Anthropology Student Ambassadors

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology Student Ambassador program began in February of 2020. Founded by Stephanie Jares, Director of Advising for the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, the program has continued to grow across the past several semesters– sponsoring events such as the ‘Howlentines Hangout’ and the Alumni Panels– along with connecting students… 

Nov 27, 2023

Wolfpack CHASS  Student  Highlight: Esports, Sociology, and Lilibet Lopez

As a fast-growing recreational and competitive activity, Esports are always being talked about nationally and globally, and the people who are part of it are very passionate about what they do. This form of entertainment and competition consists of individuals playing their favorite video games, in which they are highly skilled, and going against other… 

Students walk across NC State's court of north carolina

Nov 27, 2023

Meet our Transfer Students!

Every academic year, NC State receives more than 1,000 transfer students from all over the nation and overseas. These students come to NC State looking to receive one of the best public educations in the country and become a part of the Wolfpack. Many of them go to community college in-state and receive their transfer degrees before… 

A student uses a telescope inside an anthropology lab

Nov 27, 2023

Exploring the World of an Anthropology Major!

Anthropology is understood by many as studying rocks and dinosaurs in hot deserts like Indiana Jones, but what if Anthropology is more than that? Of course archaeology is important to the study of Anthropology, but what if I told you that there are three main subfields of Anthropology that you can focus on here at… 

Nov 27, 2023


Most people know the Bell Tower as a symbol of NC State. It is an iconic emblem, especially after a game when we “Light it Red.” But the meaning and history of the Bell Tower goes far beyond this tradition.  The resident expert on all things Bell Tower is Dr. Tom Stafford -as in Stafford Commons-… 

Photograph of Jenn Archer

Nov 27, 2023

An Interview with College of Humanities and Social Sciences counselor, Jenn Archer.

The term “resources” mean different things for different people. Resources can be food, shelter, and access to basic necessities. Resources can also be the writing center, counseling center, career development, financial wellness, and other resources that better someone’s educational reach. NC State offers all of these resources and more to its students, however access to these… 

Nov 13, 2023

Information Session: Ph.D. in Sociology

Join the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at North Carolina State University on December 5th at 5:00 PM for a Zoom Information Session focused on the Doctoral Degree in Sociology.  Dr. Michaela DeSoucey, Director of the Graduate Program, will host this session, alongside Graduate Academic Advising Coordinator, Shayna Baker. We are excited to meet prospective students and… 

Nov 10, 2023

Dr. Mia Brantley Wins NCFR Award

Congratulations to Dr. Mia Brantley, Assistant Professor within the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, for being the recipient of the Jessie Bernard Contribution to Feminist Scholarship Paper Award presented by the National Council on Family Relations. This honor is awarded to new professionals who “engage in rigorous feminist family scholarship that queries and problematizes the… 

Nov 10, 2023

Dr. April Fernandes Presents for Law, Policy, and Society Workshop Series

Dr. April Fernandes, Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, was invited as a guest speaker at Arizona State University’s Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics this past week. Dr. Fernandes gave her talk, “Adding Insult to Injury: Monetary Punishment, Willfulness & Disability in Pay-to-stay Lawsuits” for the Law, Policy, and Society…