Departments and Programs

Jul 22, 2019

When You Spot One Driving Hazard, You May Be Missing Another

Research from NC State psychologists finds that when drivers notice one traffic hazard, they are less likely to see a simultaneous second hazard.

Jul 22, 2019

Jeffrey Diebold Named Chair, Department of Public Administration

NC State’s Department of Public Administration welcomes Jeffrey Diebold as chair, effective July 1, 2019.

Jun 26, 2019  |  Sociology and Anthropology

Study: Internet Perpetuates Job Market Inequality

Research from sociologist Steve McDonald finds the internet is giving both employers and job seekers access to more information, but has not made the hiring process more meritocratic.

Jun 4, 2019

Jessica Jameson Named Head, Department of Communication

NC State's Department of Communication welcomes Jessica Jameson as department head, effective July 1, 2019. The department is one of the largest on NC State's campus.

Jun 4, 2019

Communication Alumna Scales Mount Everest in Record Time

NC State alumna Roxanne Vogel trained and worked in a low-oxygen chamber for three months before scaling the world's highest peak in record time.

May 29, 2019

The Message That Addiction Is a Disease Makes Substance Users Less Likely to Seek Help

Research from NC State psychologists finds that people with substance-use problems who read a message describing addiction as a disease are less likely to report wanting to engage in effective therapies, compared to those who read a message that addiction behaviors are subject to change.

May 15, 2019

Walt Wolfram Accepted Into American Academy of Arts and Sciences

The linguistics professor joins a selective organization that recognizes leaders in various fields and disciplines.

May 8, 2019

The Ethics and Challenges Surrounding Neuroenhancement

New work from philosophy professor Veljko Dubljevic explores the ethics of neuroenhancement and calls for legal and regulatory oversight of the emerging technologies.

May 3, 2019

Student Commencement Speaker Reflects on Failure, Redemption

When communication major Ruhama Wolle steps up to the podium to give NC State's student commencement speech on Saturday, May 11, she will do so with great pride, and with great humility.

Apr 29, 2019  |  NC State News

Study Highlights How Little We Know About Women Terrorists

The first large-scale research project evaluating the characteristics of women involved in jihadism-inspired terrorism finds significant differences between men and women in both their backgrounds and their roles within terrorist groups.