School of Public and International Affairs

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Engineering and Society Center, tells Science Magazine she is not surprised that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has withdrawn a plan to overhaul how it regulates biotechnology products such as genetically engineered crops.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.

Sep 5, 2017 | Greensboro News and Record

Andy Taylor: GOP Is Right To Worry About Trump’s Performance

NC State political scientist Andy Taylor weighs the odds on outcomes for the 2018 mid-term elections in this opinion piece.

Aug 28, 2017 | NC State News

Study: Reduced Performance Triggers Turnover for Nonprofit Executives

Nonprofit organizations that have declining expenditures — an indication of reduced operations — are more likely to seek new leadership, according to a new study by NC State researchers. 

Aug 16, 2017

7 Students Receive Prestigious Boren, Gilman Awards

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

Aug 8, 2017 | WRAL-TV

Americans, Check For Warnings When Traveling Abroad

Learn about the country you're going to before you go, and prepare for the unexpected. Prof. Heidi Hobbs, director of NC State's Master's of International Studies program, offers advice for Americans planning to travel abroad.

Aug 8, 2017

Meet Our New Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences welcomes a dozen new tenured and tenure-track faculty to its ranks for the 2017-2018 year. Their scholarship and research interests range from race and immigration to organizational health psychology and urban food systems of the ancient world.

Aug 7, 2017 | Director, NC State University Sustainability Office

Tracy Dixon (MPA ’04, MNR ’04)

Alumna Tracy Dixon discusses how her dual-degree exploration allowed her to weave sustainability into the fabric of NC State.

Aug 7, 2017 | Retired Public Service Professional

James Whittaker (MPA ’85)

Alumnus James Whittaker explains how his Master of Public Administration degree allowed him to branch out to more challenging and satisfying endeavors.