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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.