A 2012 study by researchers from NC State University, East Carolina University and Yeshiva University’s Albert Einstein College of Medicine found that students who valued earning a high salary or anticipated having a lot of student debt were significantly more likely to enter a medical specialty, even if they went to medical school with the intention of becoming a primary care physician. Research by Lori Foster Thompson, psychology, featured. (See also NC State’s related newsroom story.
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NC State’s Walt Wolfram Receives UNC System’s Holshouser Award
For his work toward "improving the quality of life for all North Carolinians," William C. Friday Distinguished University Professor Walt Wolfram has been honored with the 2018 Gov. James E. Holshouser Jr. Award for Excellence in Public Service.
In the News: How Political Ideology Influences Charitable Giving
How does political ideology affect charitable giving? New research from NC State public administration prof Rich Clerkin and colleagues finds philanthropy in the U.S. remains just as polarized as everything else. Clerkin directs NC State's Institute for Nonprofits.