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May 12, 2015
WSNC 90.5 FM partners with the Arts Council for B/eats

Winston-Salem State University’s National Public Radio affiliate WSNC 90.5 FM has partnered with the Arts Council and other area organizations and businesses in offering B/eats every Wednesday in May at the Milton Rhodes Center from 11:30 am to 2pm.

May 11, 2015
Professor Russell Smith discusses proposed homeless shelter in Winston-Salem

Russell Smith, Associate Professor in the Department of History, Politics, and Social Justice, recently discussed the community response to a proposed homeless shelter in Winston-Salem.

May 8, 2015
Endia Beal named 2015 Artist In Residence at McColl Center

Endia Beal, Interim Director of the Diggs Gallery and Visiting Assistant Professor in the department of Art + Visual Studies, was selected as one of eight artists for the 2015 McColl Center for Art + Innovation residency program.

May 5, 2015
WSSU awarded $2.3 million NIH grant

Winston-Salem State University has been awarded a five-year grant totaling $2.3 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to better prepare undergraduate students in the biomedical and behavioral sciences to compete for graduate programs leading to Ph.D., MD, or a combination of the Ph.D. and medical degree.

April 27, 2015
2015 John W. and Anna Hodgin Hanes Lecture and Symposium video available

The 2015 John W. and Anna Hodgin Hanes Lecture and Symposium featuring Howard University professor Greg Carr, former poet laureate of Louisiana and Brown University professor Brenda Marie Osbey, and Duke University James B. Duke Professor and 2015 Hanes Lecturer, Karla F.C. Holloway are available on the Winston-Salem State University US Stream channel.

April 14, 2015
Award-winning filmmaker Haile Gerima to speak at WSSU

Award-winning filmmaker and Howard University professor Haile Gerima will be the featured guest at a public conversation on the theme “‘Everything But the Burden’: Black Film and the Politics of Representation” sponsored in collaboration with the 2015 RiverRun International Film Festival.

April 10, 2015
Visiting Fulbright Scholar to deliver public lecture

Professor Sing Mu Ng, Visiting Fulbright Scholar in the department of Chemistry and Senior Lecturer in Chemistry at Swinburne University of Technology in Malaysia will deliver a lecture on “STEM Education in Malaysia” on April 16, 2015 at 3:30pm in the Cleon F. Thompson Center.

April 1, 2015
Vonii Bristow '15 to appear in TVOne premiere

Vonii Bristow '15 will appear in the TV One premiere movie “To Hell and Back:  Joe Shares His Faith” starring Ernie Hudson.  The movie is scheduled to air on April 4, 2015.  

March 27, 2015
Professor William Boone lectures on race and society at Guilford College

William Boone, Associate Professor of English, lectured at Guilford College on the challenges of race in American society.

March 18, 2015
Professor Nikolaos Karagiannis co-edits a new book on the financial crisis in Europe

Nikolaos Karagiannis, Associate Professor in the Department of Economics and Finance, recently co-edited a new volume of essays published by Palgrave Macmillan entitled Europe in Crisis: Problems, Challenges, and Alternative Perspectives which examines the financial crisis Europe.

March 11, 2015
Professor Elwanda Ingram introduces the co-chairs of the 2015 National Black Theatre Festival

Elwanda Ingram, Professor of English, introduced the co-chairs of the 2015 National Black Theatre Festival. Professor Ingram is a long-time theatre festival supporter and member of the board of the North Carolina National Black Repertory Theatre.

March 9, 2015
Dean Corey D. B. Walker to speak at National Humanities Alliance annual meeting

Corey D. B. Walker, Dean and John W. and Anna Hodgin Hanes Professor of the Humanities, will participate in a panel discussion on the humanities and public life at the 2015 National Humanities Alliance annual meeting.

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