Fall 2017 Newsletter

Fall 2017 Seminars

Read all about two of our MALS seminars which promise to be both interesting and thought provoking!  Information on our fall 2017 seminars can be found here.





Alumna Spotlight:  Carol Frey (’13)

In a recent interview with MALS Alumna Carol Frey (’13), Carol discusses the personal impact that she experienced through her MALS studies and how it kindled a passion to help others.  Discover her journey by clicking here.






Faculty Spotlight:  Dr. Robert Kochersberger

MALS is proud to feature Dr. Robert Kochersberger! Dr. Kochersberger is a member of the English Department at NC State.  His spring seminar focuses on how airplanes have had a significant impact on commerce, diplomacy, warfare, recreation and the environment.  Additionally, the course covered the basics of aerodynamics, internal combustion, navigation, safety and learning to fly.  Aim high and read all about Dr. Kochersberger here.



Student Spotlight: Shamsa Visone

New York used to be her heart and soul, that is until she came to NC State!  Learn more about our outstanding MALS student, Shamsa Visone, by clicking here.








Maymester Course:  Food for Thought

From the French foundations of modern gastronomy to the fascinating paradoxes of food production, consumption, and appreciation in our increasingly globalized world, this course is designed to broaden both the senses and mind.   Complemented by guest speakers, tastings, and site visits…catch a glimpse of this unique course by clicking here.




Student Research: MALS students shine at the AGLSP

Conference in Oklahoma City

As members of the Association of Graduate Liberal Studies Programs (AGLSP), the NC State MALS Program annually participates in the Association of Graduate Liberal Studies Programs Conference.  This year’s conference took place in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and presentations from two current MALS students were accepted.  Click here to learn more about Maria Tudela (’17) and Austin Haigler (’17) and their experience presenting at the AGLSP.




MALS student Milton Mariani visits Apple’s Campus in Silicon Valley

Entrepreneurship, innovation and communication comprise this MALS student’s academic focus.  Take a moment to learn about MALS student Milton Mariani and read about his amazing trip to Silicon Valley – click here.





Congrats to our wonderful Spring 2017 MALS graduates!

Relive the achievement here!