Nov 15, 2017
Laura Severin Named Head, Department of English
NC State’s Department of English will welcome Laura Severin as head, effective January 1, 2018. Severin takes over from Tony Harrison, who will return to the faculty after serving as head with energy and distinction for 11 years.
Nov 9, 2017 | WUNC-TV Bookwatch
Belle Boggs: The Art of Waiting
Belle Boggs discusses her book, "The Art of Waiting" with D.G. Martin, host of WUNC-TV's Bookwatch. Boggs directs NC State's MFA in Creative Writing program.
Nov 6, 2017 | Science Magazine
Trump’s Ag Dept Reverses Course on Biotech Rules
Jennifer Kuzma, a social scientist who co-directs NC State's Genetic Engineering and Society Center, tells Science Magazine she is not surprised that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has withdrawn a plan to overhaul how it regulates biotechnology products such as genetically engineered crops.
Oct 25, 2017 | WUNC-FM
Movies On The Radio: Witches, Wizards, And Warlocks
NC State film studies professor Marsha Gordon discusses the lasting legacy of witches, wizards and warlocks in the movies.
Oct 25, 2017
Social Work Receives $3.1M to Train Next Generation of Practitioners
NC State’s Department of Social Work has received two federal grants totaling $3.1M to train the next generation of integrated behavioral health and primary care providers.
Oct 11, 2017 | KABC News (Los Angeles)
Positive Outlook on Age May Lead to Better Health
Research from NC State psychologist Shevaun D. Neupert finds that it's beneficial to have a positive outlook on aging.
Oct 6, 2017 | Outside Magazine
What Climbers Can Teach Us About Focus
NC State psychologist Anne McLaughlin studies attention and behavior. She's researching how and why rock climbers make decisions to see how attention actually works, and if there are techniques to prevent it from slipping in critical situations.
Oct 5, 2017 | The Conversation
Blade Runner’s Chillingly Prescient Vision of the Future
NC State film studies professor Marsha Gordon writes about the film "Blade Runner" and its chillingly prescient vision of the future in this Arts and Culture column in "The Conversation."
Oct 4, 2017
Why Language Education Matters: NC State Co-Hosts Panel
NC State’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences Dean Jeff Braden moderated a panel discussion addressing the recent American Academy of Arts and Sciences report, "America’s Languages: Investing in Language Education for the 21st Century." U.S. Rep. David Price and former Ambassador Karl Eikenberry were among the speakers.
Oct 3, 2017 | Voice of America
Preparing Students for Changing Job Markets
NC State University is helping students face the likelihood that their future jobs will not connect directly to their majors. Dean Jeff Braden is joining forces with the deans of Design and Management to offer "Design Your Life" workshops for juniors and seniors.