Stories From 2017

Dec 26, 2017 | The Globe and Mail

Big Labor Sees Growth Potential in California’s Marijuana Fields

NC State labor history professor David Zonderman says thousands of legal marijuana workers could reinvigorate union membership.

Dec 21, 2017 | NC State Alumni Association

Alumna Maggie Kane Has Found Her ‘Place at the Table’

Alumna Maggie Kane (International Studies '13) is opening Raleigh's first pay-what-you-can cafe.

Dec 19, 2017 | Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost News

A Force for Good

Recent NC State grad Kay McMillan (Political Science '17) embraces entrepreneurship and leadership as forces for good, and actively seeks to instill these values in those around her.

Dec 14, 2017 | U.S. News & World Report

Party Tips for Teetotalers

Many non-drinkers have developed strategies to avoid drawing attention to themselves when the liquor is flowing, according to research by Prof. Lynsey Romo (Communication) at NC State.

Dec 13, 2017

Collaborative Research Project Aims to Improve Child Welfare in NC

An interdisciplinary group of NC State researchers is helping improve the wellbeing of children across North Carolina.

Dec 12, 2017

Year in Review: Our Top Stories of 2017

It's been a busy year for the college. Take a look back at some of our top stories of 2017.

Dec 12, 2017

Alum’s Documentary Shines Light on Real Lives of Teachers

Film studies alum Rob Phillips got to pursue his passion for documentaries in "Teacher of the Year," a film that explores the complexities of teaching in the 21st century.

Dec 11, 2017 | The New Arab

Lebanese Expats Can Now Vote From Abroad, So What’s Stopping Them?

Lebanese citizens living abroad can now vote in the country's parliamentary elections, but the response so far has been mixed. Akram Khater, director of the Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies at NC State, provides perspective.

Dec 11, 2017

Holiday Food Drive Raises 1,186 Pounds for Feed the Pack

Staff and administrators from across NC State's campus helped stock the shelves in a big way at NC State's on-campus food pantry. 

Dec 7, 2017 | Web India

Online Health Programs May Improve Sexual Health Among Female Teens

A 45-minute online sexual health program may improve the ability of teenage girls to become confident and effectively communicate about safe sex, a recent study suggests. Lead author and NC State psychology professor Laura Widman said the ability to talk about sexual health with a partner is one of the strongest predictors of whether a couple will engage in safer sex.