Departments and Programs

Jul 17, 2017 | Good Education

Profs Turn Classroom Into a Study About Best Way to Fight Fake News

NC State psychology and history professors try a multidisciplinary attack on pseudo-science to boost critical thinking skills.

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 14, 2017 | The Conversation

Combatting Stereotypes About Appalachian Dialects

There’s a long history of misconceptions about the Appalachian dialect. Walt Wolfram, sociolinguistics, featured.

Jul 13, 2017

Recent Alum Soumya Nadabar Begins Fulbright Assistantship in India

Recent alumna Soumya Nadabar (International Studies and Economics '16) discusses her Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in India and her plans for the future.

Jul 12, 2017

Therese Fowler Named 2017 Distinguished Alumna

Novelist Therese Fowler (MFA '05) has earned the top award for alumni of NC State's College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Jul 10, 2017 | Park Scholarships

Alumna Krystal Smith Fosters Unity Through Dialogue, Relationships

At the Veritas Forum, alumna Krystal Smith helps create opportunities for college students and faculty to engage in meaningful conversations.

Jul 3, 2017

Professor’s Juneteenth Lecture Encourages Collaboration, Coalitions

Longtime NC State psychology professor Rupert Nacoste discusses society's ongoing struggle for equality at a campus event in honor of Juneteenth. Learn how working in a coalition helps us rise together.

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.

Jul 1, 2017 | News and Observer

NC General Assembly’s Session Dominated By Faceoff With Cooper

The 2017 regular session of the N.C. General Assembly was dominated by vetoes, veto overrides and court hearings in lawsuits Gov. Roy Cooper brought to fight legislative attempts to dilute his powers. Andy Taylor, political science, featured.

Jun 30, 2017 | BYU Radio

Ghosts of Twitter Past Haunt Job Seekers

Hiring managers are turning to social media more and more as they evaluate job applicants. But without any clear guidelines on when and how such techniques are okay, there are a lot of gray area. Steve McDonald, Associate Professor and Director of the Graduate Program of Sociology at NC State, featured.