Stories From Aug 2013

Aug 30, 2013 | News & Observer

Let NC lead the way on treating addicts

Until a few days ago, I could not imagine agreeing with Gov. Pat McCrory on anything. But I have found some common ground. Bob Kochersberger, English, featured.

Aug 29, 2013 | Scientific American

Notes from the National Association of Black Journalists Conference: Science Journalism 101

A small but passionate crew of journalists and communicators is very interested in communicating science, health, and environmental news to broader and more diverse audiences. David Kroll, English, featured.

Aug 29, 2013 | The State of Things, WUNC Radio

The Evolving Labor Movement in North Carolina

Across the country today, thousands of fast food workers are walking off their jobs to demand a living wage and the right to unionize. David Zonderman, history, featured.

Aug 27, 2013 | USA TODAY

States overhaul civil service rules

NC State professor of public administration worries that changes to civil service rules will make public employment a less attractive option for highly skilled workers. Rick Kearney, public & international affairs, featured.

Aug 27, 2013

History Prof to Lead University Faculty

Professor of History David Zonderman is beginning a two-year term as chair of the NC State faculty senate. In a recent interview with NC State's Bulletin, he outlined his concerns, hopes, and goals.

Aug 25, 2013 |

Is it Time for Scientist Activism Against GMO Fear-Mongering?

Scientists have a responsibility to hold forth on societal solutions where they have the expertise to educate the public and policymakers. David Kroll, English, featured.

Aug 25, 2013 |

We are on a breakthrough’ Remembering the March on Washington

This August the nation will celebrate fifty years since the historic 1963 March on Washington. Blair L. M. Kelley, history, featured.

Aug 23, 2013 | WUNC-FM State of Things

Connecting The Dots On the News Roundtable

From the topic of civil rights, the conversation on the State of Things turned to the right of privacy. Marsha Gordon, film studies, featured.

Aug 23, 2013

Kaitlyn Rogers: FLL Major Extraordinario

Kaitlyn Rogers is a double major in Spanish and Biology, president of the FLL Spanish Club, and a Jefferson Scholar. She's also an aspiring medical student. Read this Q&A to learn how her major in Spanish is reinforcing her career decision to become a doctor.

Aug 23, 2013

Four Named to CHASS Advisory Board

NC State's College of Humanities and Social Sciences welcomes four new members to its Board of Advisors. Three of the new members are NC State alumni; the fourth is a current student.