‘Growth Mindset’ Intervention Boosts Confidence and Persistence in Entrepreneurship Students
Research from NC State psychologist Jeni Burnette finds that low-cost classroom intervention aimed at fostering a growth mindset gives students more confidence in their entrepreneurship abilities.
GES Center Awarded Half-Million Dollar Grant to Study Responsible Innovation of Food Nanotechnology
GES Center director Jennifer Kuzma and senior research scholar Khara Grieger will lead a two-year, USDA-funded study of responsible innovation of food nanotechnology.
Welcome Our New Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences welcomes ten new tenured or tenure-track faculty to its ranks this year. Their scholarship and research interests range from race and ethnic politics to self-representation of women in France and the impact of trauma exposure.
Interventions Aimed At Parents And Kids Boost Safe Sex Practices
A new study from NC State psychologists shows that interventions involving parents and children lead to safer sexual practices.
We Are the Wolfpack: Meet Frank Perry
School of Public and International Affairs professor and law enforcement veteran Frank Perry embraces an opportunity to help prevent innocent people from being incarcerated.
When You Spot One Driving Hazard, You May Be Missing Another
Research from NC State psychologists finds that when drivers notice one traffic hazard, they are less likely to see a simultaneous second hazard.
Jeffrey Diebold Named Chair, Department of Public Administration
NC State’s Department of Public Administration welcomes Jeffrey Diebold as chair, effective July 1, 2019.
Study: Internet Perpetuates Job Market Inequality
Research from sociologist Steve McDonald finds the internet is giving both employers and job seekers access to more information, but has not made the hiring process more meritocratic.
Crissy Williams Earns NC State Award for Excellence
Congratulations to Crissy Williams, executive assistant to Humanities and Social Sciences Dean Jeff Braden. She is one of 12 NC State employees who has won the 2019 NC State University Award for Excellence.
The Message That Addiction Is a Disease Makes Substance Users Less Likely to Seek Help
Research from NC State psychologists finds that people with substance-use problems who read a message describing addiction as a disease are less likely to report wanting to engage in effective therapies, compared to those who read a message that addiction behaviors are subject to change.