Stories From Oct 2013

Oct 30, 2013 | US News and World Report, International Business TImes AU, Glamour, Yahoo! Health, WebMD, Medical News TOday, Science Codex, Medical Xpress, MedIndia, and more.

Weight loss not always beneficial for romantic relationships

According NC State researchers, there can be a “dark side” to weight loss, if both partners are not on board with enacting healthy changes. Lynsey Romo, communication, featured.

Oct 30, 2013

Freshman Course Opens Doors and Minds

Knowing where you are, where you fit in and the community’s expectations of you: it all matters. Even more so when you are a freshman entering a campus of more than 34,000 students. CHASS 101 offers an orientation to the culture, resources, research methods, and interdisciplinarity of our unique college.

Oct 29, 2013

Study Shows Innovative Program Helps Limit Domestic Violence

The statistics are horrifying. Nearly three in 10 women have been stalked or assaulted by their partner, and states reported investigating abuse cases involving 5.9 million children in 2010. Social workers and social work researchers are constantly searching for ways to address domestic violence, and new research from NC State shows that at least one recent program is making a difference.

Oct 28, 2013 | Science 360 (NSF research news site), Big News Network, MediLexicon, Hispanic Business, Red Orbit, Kenya Star, Science Daily, Nanowerk, Phys.Org, Product Design & Development

Public Wants Labels for Food Nanotech – And They’re Willing to Pay …

According to researchers, people in the United States want labels on food products that use nanotechnology. Jennifer Kuzma, public & international affairs, featured.

Oct 24, 2013

Introducing the 2013 CHASS Academic Support Center

CHASS students who have questions concerning anything from how to use Mypack, to registration procedures, GEP requirements, minors, and classroom locations have four additional consultants this year: Meet the 2013 CHASS Academic Support Center’s student advisers. They're located in Caldwell Lounge and ready for walk-ins.

Oct 23, 2013 | News & Observer

Six win North Carolina’s highest honor for civilians

NC State professor one of six new winners of the state's highest civilian honor. Walt Wolfram, English, featured.

Oct 17, 2013 | Business News Daily

What Social Media Can (Really) Tell You About Job Applicants

Most employers may have been inaccurately evaluating applicants' online personas all along. Lori Foster Thompson and Will Stoughton, psychology, featured.

Oct 16, 2013 | WUNC-FM

Home Movie Day Returns To Raleigh

Participants in Home Movie Day will drag old boxes of film from their attics to the State Archives for a screening. Marsha Gordon and Devin Orgeron, film studies, featured.

Oct 15, 2013 | WNCN-TV

Cooper’s same-sex marriage stance sets up battle with Republican – WNCN: News, Weather for Raleigh. Durham, Fayetteville

According to NC State political scientist, North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper should be expected to defend the law despite his public opposition to it. Steven Greene, political science, featured.

Oct 15, 2013 | Science 2.0

The Science Of What The Dog Knows

A growing body of scientific evidence suggest­s that the nose and its receptors have been a key evolutionary force driving the growing intel­ligence of mammals. Cat Warren, English, featured.