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. The communication professor will provide intellectual leadership and enhanced visibility for existing programs, create and teach courses, and help develop interdisciplinary connections with scholars at NC State. Beyond NC State's campus, she will strengthen connections with industry and increase opportunities for industry-based course projects, and for student internships.
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?"
May 24, 2017 | The Academic Minute
The Academic Minute: Thin Stigma
Are your friends keeping you overweight? NC State University's Lynsey Romo, assistant professor of communication, discusses how wanting to fit in at mealtime could lead to gaining back all that weight you just lost.
May 24, 2017 | NC State News
Field of ‘Sexting’ Research Finds Little to Worry About
A recent analysis of research into how so-called "sexting" may affect sexual behavior finds that it has little impact on sexual activity — but highlights significant shortcomings in the research itself.