Stories From 2018

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 26, 2018  |  NC State News

Study: Drug Use, Religion Explain ‘Reverse Gender Gap’ on Marijuana

Women tend to be more conservative than men on political questions related to marijuana. A recent study from political science professor Steven Greene finds that this gender gap appears to be driven by religion and the fact that men are more likely to have used marijuana.

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.

Oct 26, 2018  |  The Conversation

In the News: First-Generation College Students Earn Less Than Grads Whose Parents Went to College

NC State sociologist Anna Manzoni and Duke sociologist Jessi Streib's research shows that first-generation college students earn substantially less 10 years after graduation than college graduates whose parents went to college.

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.