Stories From 2018

Oct 23, 2018

Student Spotlight: Harrison Payne

Meet NC State student Harrison Payne, a senior triple majoring in philosophy, physics and mathematics. He's in the philosophy honors program, and has done research in the department for two years. He intends to pursue a doctoral degree in philosophy, specializing in the philosophy of physics.

Oct 15, 2018

My NC State Story: Katherine Aiello Bridges (Psychology, Interdisciplinary Studies ’11)

With degrees in psychology and interdisciplinary studies, therapist Katherine Bridges says she can meet her clients where they are, whether through traditional counseling, or by incorporating expressive art therapies.

Oct 8, 2018

Reporting for (Hurricane) Duty: Student Directs NC County’s Emergency Communications

For NC State student Brandy Osborne, the damaging effects of Hurricane Florence have posed challenges at work and at home.

Oct 5, 2018

My NC State Story: Lauren Pressley (Communication ’02; Philosophy ’03)

Lauren Pressley says her social sciences and humanities degrees gave her "an appreciation for nuance, logic and the complex systems of knowledge production" — and for using the library.

Oct 3, 2018  |  NC State News

Study: Widely Used Nonprofit Efficiency Tool Doesn’t Work

Research from NC State public administration scholars finds that the tool most often used to assess the efficiency of nonprofit organizations isn’t just inaccurate – it can actually be negatively correlated with efficiency.

Oct 1, 2018

My NC State Story: Matt Starr (Communication ’16)

Matt Starr says that at NC State, he found a purpose, and found his voice. He published his first book in 2018.

Sep 26, 2018  |  Wired

In the News: Here’s the Plan to End Malaria with CRISPR-Edited Mosquitoes

In this Wired article, Jennifer Kuzma, co-director of NC State's Genetic Engineering and Society Center, and others discuss the uncharted territory of genetically engineering mosquitoes to prevent disease.

Sep 26, 2018  |  WUNC - State of Things

In the News: No More Fake It Till You Make It, NC State Researchers Develop Fake-Resistant Personality Test

NC State psychologist Adam Meade has helped develop a new type of personality test that uses a rapid response method to reduce a participant’s ability to fake his or her answers.

Sep 26, 2018  |  The Conversation

In the News: Federal Funding For Higher Ed Comes With Strings Attached, But is Still Worth It

An opinion piece in "The Conversation" by NC State Public Administration Professor Jason Coupet says while federal funding for higher ed comes with strings attached, it's still worth it.

Sep 26, 2018

Alum’s Sign Campaign Conveys a Powerful Message

Alumna Amber Smith helped create a new sign campaign that urges us to "Do Good. Be Kind. Change the World."