Departments and Programs

Oct 30, 2017 | NC State News

Research IDs Key Factors That Help Women Ex-Convicts Avoid Recidivism

New research identifies four factors that help women ex-convicts avoid committing crimes, offering insights that can be used to help former inmates integrate more successfully into their communities after time in prison.

Oct 25, 2017 | WUNC-FM

Movies On The Radio: Witches, Wizards, And Warlocks

NC State film studies professor Marsha Gordon discusses the lasting legacy of witches, wizards and warlocks in the movies.

Oct 25, 2017

Social Work Receives $3.1M to Train Next Generation of Practitioners

NC State’s Department of Social Work has received two federal grants totaling $3.1M to train the next generation of integrated behavioral health and primary care providers.

Oct 23, 2017 | NC State News

Changes in Perspective May Affect How Useful Drones Really Are

A recent study from NC State psychologists finds users have trouble utilizing images from drones to find the position of objects on the ground.

Oct 19, 2017

Class Trip Explores People’s History of Civil Rights

History comes alive for students in NC State’s popular History and Memory course. Professor Katherine Mellen Charron recounts lessons learned on a recent class trip to historic sites in the ongoing struggle for African-American civil rights in North Carolina.

Oct 17, 2017 | NC State News

Sensitivity to Time Improves Performance at Remotely Controlling Devices

A new study from NC State psychologists finds that people who are more sensitive to the passage of time are better at accounting for the latency — or time lag — inherent in remotely controlling robots or other tools.

Oct 16, 2017

Join Us for a Homecoming Porch Party

Join fellow NC State alumni, their families, faculty, students, staff and friends on the front steps of Nelson Hall to enjoy refreshments, play games and watch the 2017 Homecoming Parade.

Oct 11, 2017 | KABC News (Los Angeles)

Positive Outlook on Age May Lead to Better Health

Research from NC State psychologist Shevaun D. Neupert finds that it's beneficial to have a positive outlook on aging.

Oct 9, 2017

Meet Our 2017-18 Dean’s Scholars

Humanities and Social Sciences is proud to introduce the latest recipients of the Dean's Scholar Award.

Oct 6, 2017 | Outside Magazine

What Climbers Can Teach Us About Focus

NC State psychologist Anne McLaughlin studies attention and behavior. She's researching how and why rock climbers make decisions to see how attention actually works, and if there are techniques to prevent it from slipping in critical situations.