Communication

Aug 8, 2017

Meet Our New Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences welcomes a dozen new tenured and tenure-track faculty to its ranks for the 2017-2018 year. Their scholarship and research interests range from race and immigration to organizational health psychology and urban food systems of the ancient world.

Aug 7, 2017 | Regional Producer, Great Lakes Region, NBC News

Dagny McDonald (Communication ’89)

NC State alumna and NBC News producer Dagny McDonald shares how she's put her communication degree to good use.

Jul 16, 2017 | Gillette, WY News Record

Friends Don’t Let Friends Diet

New research from Lynsey Romo, a professor in NC State's Dept of Communication, examines how the people around you may sabotage your healthy eating efforts.

Jul 2, 2017 | Buzzfeed

How Anti-Abortion Groups Are Educating The Public — And Exhausting The Opposition

Are anti-abortion advocates and lobbyists drafting repetitive abortion-restricting legislation to educate or to exhaust the public? NC State Communication Professor Emily Winderman, an expert on the rhetoric of reproductive issues, featured.

Jun 28, 2017

Dean Braden Adds ‘Storyteller’ to His Vitae

A college dean wears many hats. Jeff Braden, dean of Humanities and Social Sciences, is no exception. The dean recently added a new hat to his collection: a storyteller cap. Listen to his tale about chimps, random acts of kindness, and launching careers, which he told at a Story Collider event in Kinston, NC.

Jun 19, 2017

Public Science Researcher Named to Distinguished Professorship

NC State's Jean Goodwin has been named SAS Institute Distinguished Professor of Rhetoric and Technical Communication.

Jun 14, 2017 | NC State News

Leadership in Public Science: Meet Jean Goodwin

Jean Goodwin, a professor in NC State’s Department of Communication, has done research in a variety of areas — often aimed at understanding how people can share information effectively, even when they disagree.

May 31, 2017 | Accolades Magazine

Forging a Path to Follow

Drawing from her own past, alumna Sharita Whitaker (B.A. Communication, summa cum laude 2007) works to open doors for minorities in North Carolina’s legal community. She also chairs the NC Bar Association’s Minorities in the Profession Committee, through which she's introducing African American, Latino, Asian and other minority students to the legal profession and showing them how they can make a difference.

May 25, 2017 | Teen Vogue

Sexting Not a Health Risk, Study Shows

Engaging in sexting doesn't say anything about someone's other sexual activity, according to NC State Department of Communication researchers Kami Kosenko and Andy Binder. It doesn't indicate the number of partners someone might have, whether or not they'll use protection, or even if they'll have sex at all, the study shows.

May 24, 2017 | The Conversation

How Google Street View Became Fertile Ground for Artists

Google Street View has provided fodder for artists of all stripes, inspiring a range of creative works that include photographic curation, music videos and impromptu performances. NC State Assistant Professor of Communication Chris Ingraham asks, "What exactly is it about Google Street View that makes it so appealing to creative types?"