Stories From Sep 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."

Sep 24, 2018

My NC State Story: Brian Riddick (English ’08)

English alumnus Brian Riddick shares how he realized that his love of literature and creative writing was not a path to law but a destination in and of itself. He recently self-published his first short story.

Sep 20, 2018

College Celebrates Its Outstanding Faculty

NC State’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences honored our top scholars, advisers and teachers earlier this fall during a reception for new and returning faculty and staff. Here are some of the faculty who were recognized, and the awards they received.

Sep 13, 2018  |  CNN

In the News: How Coastal Development and Climate Change Are Making Hurricanes More Costly

CNN interviewed NC State professor of public policy Tom Birkland, an expert in policies related to disasters, about how to balance the risk of hurricane hazards against increased development in coastal areas.

Sep 12, 2018  |  NC State Alumni Association

Where Are They Now? Alumna Leigh Ann Caldwell

Leigh Ann Caldwell was a distance swimmer for the Wolfpack as a communication major, and today, she’s in the rough-and-tumble world of covering Congress and politics as a reporter for NBC News.

Sep 10, 2018

Submit Your Stories to the 2018 NC State Fiction Contest

The NC State Fiction Contest is open to North Carolina residents and is one of the largest free-to-enter writing contests in the South. This year’s guest judge is Brando Skyhorse, author of "The Madonnas of Echo Park" and "Take This Man: A Memoir."

Sep 10, 2018  |  NC State News

Changing the Landscape of Graduate Education

Problems related to food, energy and water are becoming increasingly complex. NC State is taking a new approach to prepare the scientists who will solve them.