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.
Perceived Socioeconomic Status Can Affect How Old We Feel
A recent study from NC State psychologists finds that how older adults perceive their socioeconomic status influences how old they feel and their attitudes toward aging.
Study Links Parental Support and Career Success of Children
A recent study finds young people who get financial support from their parents have greater professional success, highlighting one way social inequality is transmitted across generations.
Diversity Trailblazers Honored at Chancellor’s Creating Community Awards 2018
The annual Chancellor’s Creating Community Awards affirm NC State’s strong commitment to the principles and work of diversity, equity and inclusion. This year, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences was awarded three of the top awards: for outstanding college, outstanding faculty member and outstanding student.
Fascination and Delight: Q&A with Marsha Gordon, Co-Director of ‘Rendered Small’
How NC State film studies professor Marsha Gordon made a documentary about the smallest town in North Carolina. It's her first foray into filmmaking.
Age Affects How We Predict and Respond to Stress at Home
A recent study finds older adults are better than younger adults at anticipating stressful events at home, but not as good at using those predictions to reduce the adverse impacts of the stress.
How Mediation Training Could Promote Student Resilience, Well-Being
Universities are searching for ways to help their students. Mediating training may be part of the answer.
Khayrallah Center Seeks to Promote Lebanon’s Cultural Heritage
NC State's Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies was featured in An-Nahar, a leading Arabic-language daily newspaper published in Lebanon.
NC State Professor’s Novel Connects Her Two Worlds of Africa and the South
Author and NC State Professor of English Elaine Neil Orr explores the civil rights movement in Winston-Salem, NC, in her new novel, “Swimming Between Worlds."