Four Professors Named Faculty Scholars
NC State’s 2017-2018 class of University Faculty Scholars includes four professors from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Why Mental Health Treatment is Not an Easy Solution to Violence
Forensic psychologist and NC State professor of psychology Sarah Desmarais has studied mental illness, violence and mental health treatment at length. In this opinion piece, she explains why mental health treatment is not going to “cure” violence.
Pack Hacks for Faculty: Integrating Your Personal, Professional Life
NC State psychology professor Shevaun Neupert shows us how to succeed in integrating our professional and personal lives.
Student Contest: Spend a Day With the Dean
Wanted: A Humanities and Social Sciences student with a busy schedule and a sense of adventure. Enter this contest to spend a day side by side with your dean, Jeff Braden. Show him your world, and learn about his.
‘Extreme Vetting’ of Muslims Occurred Before Trump
Federal agents have long monitored some would-be immigrants' social media activity. A study led by NC State psychologist Sarah Desmarais shows there's almost no research on what distinguishes potential terrorists.
Collaborative Research Project Aims to Improve Child Welfare in NC
An interdisciplinary group of NC State researchers is helping improve the wellbeing of children across North Carolina.
Year in Review: Our Top Stories of 2017
It's been a busy year for the college. Take a look back at some of our top stories of 2017.
Online Health Programs May Improve Sexual Health Among Female Teens
A 45-minute online sexual health program may improve the ability of teenage girls to become confident and effectively communicate about safe sex, a recent study suggests. Lead author and NC State psychology professor Laura Widman said the ability to talk about sexual health with a partner is one of the strongest predictors of whether a couple will engage in safer sex.
NC State psychology researcher Shevaun Neupert finds that a positive outlook about aging actually does affect daily well-being.
Study Finds Grad Students Benefit From Industry-University Collaborations
A new study from NC State psychologists finds that graduate students benefit from being trained as part of research consortia that bring together university and industry partners.