Jun 20, 2018

Why Research Methods Matter

Research methods matter, especially in the government and nonprofit sectors, where an estimated 40 percent of the nation’s economic resources are devoted to the pursuit of quality of life gains. NC State Public Administration scholar RaJade Berry-James and co-author Susan Gooden's new book addresses the essential skills needed for real world decision-making and evaluation.

Jun 18, 2018  |  Research

You Can’t Play With Us: The Discursive Exclusion of Colin Kaepernick

When NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand for the national anthem, debates flared. What was going on beneath the surface of those public conversations? As someone studying rhetoric and composition, NC State graduate student Jose Martinez dove deep to research the discursive exchanges that followed Kaepernick's actions.

Jun 13, 2018

Traciel Reid Named Interim Executive Director for School of Public and International Affairs

NC State political scientist Traciel Reid has been named interim executive director of the School of Public and International Affairs, effective July 1, 2018.

Jun 12, 2018  |  Research

Perceived Socioeconomic Status Can Affect How Old We Feel

A recent study from NC State psychologists finds that how older adults perceive their socioeconomic status influences how old they feel and their attitudes toward aging.

Jun 6, 2018  |  NC State Giving News

A Diplomatic Life

A study abroad experience, supported by a scholarship, helped shape international studies major Kensley Cox’s post-NC State plans to work in human resources.

Jun 5, 2018  |  NC State News

Pesticide Resistance Needs Attention, Large-Scale Study

A review paper from NC State's Genetic Engineering and Society Center recommends that a large-scale study is needed to slow pest resistance to herbicides and pesticides.

Jun 4, 2018  |  Division of Academic and Student Affairs

Global Perspectives Certificate Student Spotlight: Madelyn Afshar

NC State's Global Perspectives Certificate allowed Madelyn Afshar to merge her interests in psychology, Middle Eastern studies and international relations.

May 30, 2018  |  NC State News

Study Links Parental Support and Career Success of Children

A recent study finds young people who get financial support from their parents have greater professional success, highlighting one way social inequality is transmitted across generations.

May 28, 2018  |  Salon

How Christian media is shaping American politics

Religious studies professor Jason Bivins charts the growth of Christian media and its continued impact on American politics.

May 24, 2018  |  Fellowship Advising Office

Student Receives Udall Scholarship for Leadership in Environmental Issues

Meredith Bain is a 2018 recipient of the highly-regarded Udall Scholarship, an award that recognizes undergraduates for their leadership, public service and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment.