Stories From Nov 2018

Nov 28, 2018

Kudos to Kuzma: Distinguished Professor Named AAAS Fellow

Jennifer Kuzma has been elected as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Kuzma is the college's Goodnight-North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Distinguished Professor in Social Sciences and co-directs NC State's Genetic Engineering and Society Center.

Nov 27, 2018  |  WUNC - State of Things

In the News: NC State Psychologist Helps Develop Fake-Resistant Personality Test

NC State psychologist Adam Meade and other researchers have developed a new type of personality test that uses a rapid response method to reduce the chances of faking answers.

Nov 27, 2018

In the News: It’s Time to Amend NC’s Constitutional Amendment Process

In an opinion piece, NC State political scientist Jim Zink discusses the processes by which amendments to the state's constitution might best be approached.

Nov 27, 2018  |  Pilot (Iowa) Tribune

In the News: Use QPR to Prevent Suicide

Using a QPR approach (question, persuade, refer), NC State social work professor Willa Casstevens says you may be able to prevent a suicide.

Nov 27, 2018  |  Bellingham Herald

In the News: How Should CEOs Adjust in the Age of Trump? There are Classes for That.

NC State political scientist Mark Nance welcomes the new dynamics playing out in his classes in the polarized and politically charged age of Trump.

Nov 27, 2018  |  Moms.com

In the News: Parents Can Help Kids Stand Up To Bullying

Research by NC State psychologists Kelly Lynn Mulvey and Elan Hope shows that children who have good relationships and an open line of communication with their parents are most able to prevent bullying before it happens.

Nov 19, 2018  |  New York Times

In the News: Long-Term Cost When Grads Move Back Home

The New York Times interviewed NC State sociologist Anna Manzoni, whose research finds that young adults who are given financial help instead of living rent-free at home do better professionally.

Nov 19, 2018  |  The Atlantic

In the News: Belle Boggs on Michelle Obama’s Fertility Story

In this piece for The Atlantic, Belle Boggs reflects on Michelle Obama's revelation that she became a mom through in vitro fertilization.

Nov 9, 2018  |  English

NC State’s Walt Wolfram Receives UNC System’s Holshouser Award

For his work toward "improving the quality of life for all North Carolinians," William C. Friday Distinguished University Professor Walt Wolfram has been honored with the 2018 Gov. James E. Holshouser Jr. Award for Excellence in Public Service.

Nov 7, 2018  |  New York Times

In the News: How Political Ideology Influences Charitable Giving

How does political ideology affect charitable giving? New research from NC State public administration prof Rich Clerkin and colleagues finds philanthropy in the U.S. remains just as polarized as everything else. Clerkin directs NC State's Institute for Nonprofits.