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Aug 26, 2017 | WRAL-TV

Take a Tour of the NC Capitol’s Confederate Monuments

NC State Professor of History Susanna Lee provides a closer look at the North Carolina Capitol's Confederate memorials and the context that accompanied their public unveilings.

Aug 26, 2017 | MSN

One in Five Women With Postpartum Disorders Do Not Seek Help

A recent study from NC State psychologists Betty-Shannon Prevatt and Sarah Desmarais finds that 21 percent of recent moms with postpartum mood disorders such as anxiety and depression do not disclose their symptoms to healthcare providers.

Aug 25, 2017 | WUNC Morning Edition

Homeless Women Less Likely to be Approved for Disability Benefits

Homeless women, and people who are already receiving public assistance, are less likely to be approved for federal disability benefits, according to NC State University psychology researcher Sarah Desmarais.

Aug 24, 2017 | NC State News

Study of Homeless Finds Women at Disadvantage for Accessing Disability Benefits

Research from NC State psychologists finds that homeless women are at a significant disadvantage compared to men when it comes to accessing disability benefits.

Aug 22, 2017 | WUNC-FM

Hat Queens With Attitude Reign In ‘Crowns,’ A Gospel Musical

NC State historian Blair Kelley discusses the significance of African American women's hats during this preview of the gospel musical "Crown."  

Aug 17, 2017 | Salon

The sound of inclusion: Why teachers’ words matter

NC State's Language and Life Project provides videos and podcasts about language that can help teachers learn how to respond to students who speak differently and avoid cultural and linguistic bias.

Aug 16, 2017

7 Students Receive Prestigious Boren, Gilman Awards

Seven Humanities and Social Sciences students recently earned prestigous scholarships to study overseas. 

Aug 15, 2017 | NC State Alumni Association

Grad Student Ashley Meehan Studies English’s Influence on Spanish

Foreign Languages and Literatures graduate student Ashley Meehan discusses her travels around the country to study how the English language has influenced Spanish.

Aug 9, 2017 | WUNC-FM

Movies on the Radio: Vacation Films

The most compelling vacation films may be those that show characters another side of themselves. NC State's film studies prof Marsha Gordon discusses vacation films on WUNC-FM's "Movies on the Radio" program.

Aug 9, 2017 | The Atlantic

Sampling DNA From a 1,000-Year-Old Illuminated Manuscript

NC State English Prof Tim Stinson looks to animal DNA to discover how book production changed over time. Early manuscripts were likely made up of related animals from the same herd. But as book-producing guilds sprang up in cities, parchment arrived from all over.