The ‘tiniest little thing’ spurs student philanthropy
Recent graduate Mitchell Moravec reflects on his time at NC State and why he chose to give back to the university.
6 Expressions Say it All: Language Variation in the Tar Heel State
NC State linguist Walt Wolfram discusses six expressions that highlight North Carolina’s unique language tradition.
Study: Prospective Teachers More Likely to View Black Faces Than White Faces as Angry
A preliminary study of prospective teachers finds that they are more likely to view the face of Black adults as angry compared to the faces of White adults.
5 Counties to Watch in North Carolina Politics
These five counties are particularly noteworthy for political observers interested in statewide North Carolina elections.
Six Must-See 21st Century Documentaries About Life in North Carolina
Film studies professor Marsha Gordon lists six memorable documentaries, released within the past 20 years, that capture the spirit of North Carolina.
Stress Really Can Make Young Adults Feel Older
Psychology researchers have found that stress can play a significant role in how old emerging adults feel, with every stressful event above the daily norm making many young people feel at least one year older.
Graduate School Spotlight: Tim Becker
NC State's Graduate School recently featured English student Tim Becker as its "Wolf of the Week."
Remember the Humanity of Immigrants, This Poet Urges
NC State poet and English professor Eduardo Corral is the son of migrants who crossed into Nogales, Arizona, in the 1970s. Corral says his “gaze, heart and soul” are always attuned to border issues. The PBS News Hour spoke with Corral, who hopes his work "makes the internal lives of immigrants visible, something [that's] forgotten or intentionally omitted in the national conversation."
Global Education in Guatemala
Anthropologist Tim Wallace recently left for his seventeenth summer conducting NC State's Ethnographic Field School in Guatemala, his last in an NC State career that began in 1974.
Americans Love Families. American Policies Don’t.
NC State political scientist Steve Greene spoke with the New York Times about the disconnect between the reverence politicians and voters have for families and the policies they enact.