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May 24, 2016 | Central Valley Business Times

Nonprofit Exec Turnover More Turbulent Than Thought

According to NC State research, turnover among executive leaders at nonprofit organizations is often plagued by problems – with very few transitional periods mirroring the cordial scenarios painted in the professional literature. Amanda Stewart, public administration, featured.

May 18, 2016

Study Investigates Why Public Employees Break Rules

Employees in all industries break workplace rules from time to time. After years of working in government and social services, Casey Fleming wondered why.

May 11, 2016 | Aeon

New Genetic Engineering is Slipping Past Old Regulations

There is a longstanding tension between innovation and regulation in genetic engineering, as policymakers have struggled to balance the benefits of innovation with the need to address safety concerns. But with recent advances, the tension has begun to snap. Jennifer Kuzma, Genetic Engineering and Society, featured.

May 10, 2016

Looking for an Oasis in America’s Food Deserts

Doctoral student Sherrie Godette investigated government intervention into food deserts — low-income population areas where residents have limited access to grocery stores. We asked her about her research and what it tells us about the state of food access.

Apr 21, 2016

Study Highlights Impact of ACA Medicaid Expansion on Uncompensated Care

More than six years after it was signed into law, the Affordable Care Act continues to prompt debate. Research from scholars like NC State doctoral student Susan Camilleri helps inform the policymakers who argue on both sides of the law.

Mar 24, 2016

Grad Students Display Innovative Work at Research Symposium

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences was well represented Wednesday at the 2016 Graduate Student Research Symposium. A total of 43 Humanities and Social Sciences students from 14 different graduate programs presented their work at the annual symposium, which showcases research from across campus through poster presentations that are judged by faculty.

Mar 16, 2016 | NC State News

Study: Claiming Social Security Earlier Can Put Your Spouse at Risk of Poverty

The point at which a family's primary wage earner claims Social Security can significantly affect whether that person’s spouse becomes impoverished in later life, according to a new study from NC State's School of Public and International Affairs.

Feb 23, 2016 | NC State News

Study: Sanctions Boost Foreign Military More Than They Hurt Economy

The available evidence indicates that economic sanctions are not effective tools for achieving specific policy goals in foreign nations. New research led by NC State's School of Public and International Affairs argues that increased military spending caused by economic sanctions counterbalances the adverse impact of the sanctions — and points to Iran as a case study in how this can happen.

Aug 6, 2015

Sixteen(!) Tenure-Track Faculty Join Humanities and Social Sciences in Fall 2015

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences welcomes 16 new tenure-track faculty to its ranks this fall. Their research interests range from public budgeting and finance to adolescent mental health, creative writing, and strategic management. Meet these stellar scholars, researchers and teachers.

Apr 9, 2015

In Memoriam: William Joseph Block (1918 – 2015)

NC State’s Humanities and Social Sciences mourns the passing of former professor of political science and public administration William Joseph Block, who passed away on March 24, 2015. Block was a public administration expert who is credited with starting NC State’s Master of Public Administration program.