Mar 21, 2017 | NC State News
How Critical Thinking in the Humanities Reduces Belief in Pseudoscience
Teaching critical thinking skills in a humanities course significantly reduces student beliefs in “pseudoscience" unsupported by facts, according to new research from NC State.
Feb 27, 2017 | Sustainability News
Psychology Students Design Campus Composting Solution
As a project for a human factors psychology course, graduate students Jenna Darrah, Xing Huang and David Feltner researched, designed and tested a system to divert Talley Student Union’s estimated 34,000 pounds of annual paper towel waste from trash cans to compost bins.
Feb 22, 2017
Celebrating the Extraordinary: Honoring Our Scholarship Recipients, Donors
Humanities and Social Sciences scholarship recipients got to meet the donors who make their awards possible at the college's annual luncheon honoring both groups on Feb. 16.
Feb 21, 2017 | NC State News
Sexual Minorities at Greater Risk of Suicidal Behavior, Being Victims of Violence
Sexual minorities are more likely than heterosexuals to be victims of physical violence and to exhibit suicidal behavior, according to a recently published study.
Feb 13, 2017 | Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost News
Brookins Named Outreach and Engagement Faculty Fellow
Craig Brookins, a faculty member in applied social and community psychology and program director for Africana studies in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, has been appointed as an Outreach and Engagement Faculty Fellow at NC State.
Feb 7, 2017 | Psychology Today
Is Someone Sabotaging Your Weight Loss Goals?
A new study by an NC State professor explores how to sidestep "lean stigma" while losing weight. Lynsey Romo, Communication, featured.
Feb 6, 2017 | NC State News
5 Questions With Jim Gates, 2017 Diversity Lecture Speaker
Theoretical physicist Jim Gates explains why the dichotomy between seeking equity and seeking excellence is false in science and society. Join us for the 2017 Humanities and Social Sciences Diversity Lecture.
Jan 30, 2017
Alumni Association Leader Honored
Benny Suggs, executive director of the NC State Alumni Association and a 1969 psychology alumnus, received North Carolina’s prestigious Order of the Long Leaf Pine.
Jan 25, 2017 | NC State News
Study IDs Key Indicators Linking Violence, Mental Illness
New research finds that a host of factors are associated with adults with mental illness becoming victims or perpetrators of violence. The work highlights the importance of interventions to treat mental-health problems in order to reduce community violence and instances of mental-health crises.
Jan 23, 2017
Spend a Day with the Dean
As a Humanities and Social Sciences student, you've got a busy schedule. Your dean, Jeff Braden, wants to learn what it’s like to be a student and also share what it’s like to be a dean. So step right up and enter the "Side by Side with the Dean" contest. Tell us why the dean should experience your day, and why you’d like to walk in his shoes.