Stories From Mar 2018

Mar 29, 2018  |  NC State Bulletin

NC State Students Report Food, Housing Insecurity

To better understand the extent of food and housing insecurity on campus, a group of NC State faculty and staff, along with national experts and local community leaders, recently conducted a student survey and a review of support programs and services offered at NC State and on campuses across the country.

Mar 29, 2018

Photo Gallery: Side by Side with the Dean

As part of our annual Side by Side with the Dean contest, student Taylor Hayden and Dean Jeff Braden spent the day together on March 21, attending classes, meetings and events on each other's calendars.

Mar 28, 2018  |  WRAL-TV

Trump Census Question About Citizenship Could Impact NC Representation, Federal Funding

Taking an accurate census is critical for federal funding, from roads to health care, as well as for legislative representation, Dick Mahoney explains on WRAL-TV. Mahoney heads NC State's School of Public and International Affairs.

Mar 28, 2018

38 Students Showcase Graduate Research at NC State Symposium

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences had 38 presenters and six award winners at this year's NC State Graduate Student Research Symposium.

Mar 26, 2018  |  Civil Eats

What Children Understand About Food Insecurity

Researchers have begun asking children about their households’ lack of food—and making surprising discoveries. NC State University sociologist Sarah Bowen, who just concluded a five-year study funded by the USDA and is currently analyzing the data, interviewed 81 subjects aged 7 to 13 about their coping strategies.

Mar 21, 2018  |  NC State News

Tackling Perceived Bias in Engineering Education

NC State researchers are taking the lead in understanding and addressing perceived bias in engineering education programs across the country.

Mar 19, 2018  |  Giving News

Alum Tony Caravano’s Caldwell Support Comes Full Circle

From his days as a student leader to his investment in the Caldwell Fellows, alum Tony Caravano has always believed in the NC State community.

Mar 15, 2018  |  NC State News

Study: Corporations Can Benefit from Altruism During a Crisis

New research from NC State finds that altruism – and social media – can help corporations cultivate trust with consumers on mobile devices during and after natural disasters.

Mar 14, 2018  |  WUNC-FM

Movies on the Radio: Ladies Who Lead

NC State film studies prof. Marsha Gordon discusses films that feature strong female leads.

Mar 14, 2018  |  WRAL Tech Wire

Neuroscience Studies Claiming Free Will is an Illusion Are Flawed

A new analysis points out flaws in studies claiming that free will is an illusion. NC State assistant professor of philosophy Veljko Dubljevic has co-authored a paper that says neuroscience hasn’t definitively proven anything one way or the other.