5 Counties to Watch in North Carolina Politics
These five counties are particularly noteworthy for political observers interested in statewide North Carolina elections.
Americans Love Families. American Policies Don’t.
NC State political scientist Steve Greene spoke with the New York Times about the disconnect between the reverence politicians and voters have for families and the policies they enact.
Trump’s Plan to Reshuffle Government Strikes Familiar Notes
President Donald Trump has proposed reorganizing parts of the federal government in ways that sound very familiar to those who follow U.S. science policy, including NC State social scientist Jennifer Kuzma, who directs the Genetic Engineering and Society Center. Science Magazine asked her to comment.
Advocates Rally in Opposition to Border Separation Policy
NC State political scientist Steve Greene discusses with ABC-11 News some of the political implications involved with the United States' policies of separating children from their parents at the nation's border.
Why Research Methods Matter
Research methods matter, especially in the government and nonprofit sectors, where an estimated 40 percent of the nation’s economic resources are devoted to the pursuit of quality of life gains. NC State Public Administration scholar RaJade Berry-James and co-author Susan Gooden's new book addresses the essential skills needed for real world decision-making and evaluation.
Traciel Reid Named Interim Executive Director for School of Public and International Affairs
NC State political scientist Traciel Reid has been named interim executive director of the School of Public and International Affairs, effective July 1, 2018.
Pesticide Resistance Needs Attention, Large-Scale Study
A review paper from NC State's Genetic Engineering and Society Center recommends that a large-scale study is needed to slow pest resistance to herbicides and pesticides.
11 Students Recognized for National Awards
Eleven Humanities and Social Sciences students recently received or were named finalists for prestigious national awards. Recipients of the various scholarships and grants will teach and/or study critical languages abroad during the coming months. The award winners and finalists were honored by several different programs.
How Mapping, Satellite Technologies Can Help Pick Ideal Sites for Solar
As more companies consider adding solar installations on their campuses, NC State graduate student Missy Catlow wanted to explore how new technology might help evaluate potential sites.
Outstanding Seniors Awarded NC State’s Highest Non-Academic Distinction
Three NC State graduating seniors received the 2018 Mathews Medal, the highest non-academic distinction awarded to NC State students. Two are students in Humanities and Social Sciences. The award, administered by the Alumni Association Student Ambassador Program, recognizes seniors who have made significant contributions to the university and created a lasting legacy.