School of Public and International Affairs

Jan 16, 2018

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.

Jan 11, 2018 | NC State News

Online Leadership in the Public Sector Program Moves Up in National Rankings

NC State's Leadership in the Public Sector program jumped 32 spots in U.S. News and World Report's national ranking of online degree programs.

Jan 6, 2018 | Reflector.com

Analysts Question Whether Voters Would End Judicial Elections

Political observers, including NC State political science prof Andy Taylor, are skeptical the public would happily surrender the right to elect judges.

Dec 19, 2017 | Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost News

A Force for Good

Recent NC State grad Kay McMillan (Political Science '17) embraces entrepreneurship and leadership as forces for good, and actively seeks to instill these values in those around her.

Dec 13, 2017

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.

Dec 12, 2017

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.

Nov 28, 2017 | News and Observer

Raleigh Hearings on NC’s Role in CIA Torture

NC State political scientist Michael Struett served on a panel of experts during the NC Commission of Inquiry on Torture's public hearings.

Nov 16, 2017

Student of the Month: Kathleen Miller

Meet Kathleen Miller, our student of the month. She's a senior with a major in political science and minor in criminology. Her experience includes being a chancellor's liaison, National Pan-Hellenic Council vice president, CHASS-MAS president, Dance Visions president and treasurer, and an NC State orientation leader. Miller plans to attend law school.

Nov 6, 2017 | Science Magazine

Trump’s Ag Dept Reverses Course on Biotech Rules

Jennifer Kuzma, a social scientist who co-directs NC State's Genetic Engineering and Society Center, tells Science Magazine she is not surprised that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has withdrawn a plan to overhaul how it regulates biotechnology products such as genetically engineered crops.

Sep 19, 2017 | Sinclair Broadcast Group

Despite Dems’ deals with Trump, Hollywood resistance holds firm at Emmys

NC State Prof. Michael Cobb says the glimmers of cooperation between the president and Democrats may be driven by expediency.