NCSU Libraries Makerspace Offers CRDM Graduate Research Assistantship

If you hadn't known, Jesscia Handloff, a second-year student in our program, is this year's CRDM graduate research assistant for the NCSU Libraries Makerspace. Continuing the Makerspace program that was first launched in 2013 with the opening of Hunt Library, the D. H. Hill Library opened its own Makerspace this past June. According to Chris …

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Week 3 with IGERT in Peru- Iquitos, Peru

Editor's note: Over the past few weeks we've followed first year CRDM student Molly Storment's experiences in Peru. Please also see her original post here: http://molly.celevorne.net/node/29 This final post is coming a bit late due to my high level of frustration with Iquitos' Internet (or lack thereof). We continued in our last week finalizing our mosquito larvae experiment …

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Week 2 with IGERT in Peru – Iquitos, Peru

Editor's note: We've been following first year CRDM student Molly Storment's experiences in Peru. Please also see her original post here: http://molly.celevorne.net/node/28 This has been an interesting first week in Iquitos. We have begun working in collaboration with Dr. Amy Morrison (UC Davis) who has been in Iquitos studying dengue and Aedes aegypti for 14 years. We were …

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Journey into the land of… high schoolers!

This year, CRDM's Rhetoric Society of America (RSA) Student Chapter is undertaking a variety of outreach projects to increase awareness of rhetoric in our community. As a part of this project, this week, Ashley R. Kelly and I (Meagan Kittle Autry) volunteered at a local high school, Broughton, to speak to International Baccalaureate (IB) program …

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Grad Students, Sledgehammers, and Deconstruction That Doesn’t Involve Derrida (for Once)

This week marked NC State's Graduate Education Week, full of events like the Graduate Student Research Symposium on Monday and the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Awards on Thursday. Early Saturday morning, at the crack of 41 degrees, CRDMers pitched in to help with the Graduate Students' Day of Service coordinated by the Wake County Habitat …

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