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March 10, 2017

Fall 2017 FYI Course Offerings

The Fall 2017 First Year Inquiry course list is now available. This list can be used when planning your class schedule for the upcoming semester. For more general information on FYI course offerings, please visit our …read more.

March 23, 2016

Study Abroad in Prague, August 2016

First-year students:  Participate in FYI in Prague Do you know an incoming first-year student who will join the NC State family fall 2016? Please share this opportunity. Spend 2 weeks merging the high-impact experiences of …read more.

January 6, 2016

FYI Advantages for Instructors

Advantages for Instructors small class size (n=19) faculty development (training in inquiry-guided learning and teaching critical and creative thinking) expert advice and collaboration with other FYI instructors through monthly workshops proven track record: 90%+ of …read more.

January 5, 2016

What is an FYI Course?

What is an FYI Course? FYI classes are inquiry guided learning classes intended specifically for first-year students at NC State who desire classes where they may be effectively guided to take more direct responsibility for …read more.

October 20, 2015

Forthcoming Interactive History Lab

For his spring 2016 FYI course, HI 216, Latin America since 1826, Prof. Rich Slatta has created a new student resource, Latin America: An Interactive History Lab. Spring FYI students in HI 216 will beta …read more.

October 15, 2015

Recent books by FYI instructors

Congratulations to our FYI colleagues who recently published books. Nicholas A. Robins (HI 215) has published Of Love and LoathingMarital Life, Strife, and Intimacy in the Colonial Andes, 1750–1825. Nick is a teaching associate professor …read more.

September 12, 2015

Welcome from the FYI Director!

    Welcome to First Year Inquiry (FYI)! This message comes from Rich Slatta, Professor of History and FYI Director. Our program offers you small classes (size under 20 students) that promote critical and creative …read more.