Faculty

Nov 15, 2017

Laura Severin Named Head, Department of English

NC State’s Department of English will welcome Laura Severin as head, effective January 1, 2018. Severin takes over from Tony Harrison, who will return to the faculty after serving as head with energy and distinction for 11 years.

Nov 9, 2017 | WUNC-TV Bookwatch

Belle Boggs: The Art of Waiting

Belle Boggs discusses her book, "The Art of Waiting" with D.G. Martin, host of WUNC-TV's Bookwatch. Boggs directs NC State's MFA in Creative Writing program.

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and Society Center, tells Science Magazine she is not surprised that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has withdrawn a plan to overhaul how it regulates biotechnology products such as genetically engineered crops.

Oct 31, 2017

Explore Queen Victoria’s Lost Garden Pavilion Through 3D Virtual Model

An interdisciplinary team of NC State researchers has virtually reconstructed a lost piece of history.

Oct 30, 2017 | NC State News

Research IDs Key Factors That Help Women Ex-Convicts Avoid Recidivism

New research identifies four factors that help women ex-convicts avoid committing crimes, offering insights that can be used to help former inmates integrate more successfully into their communities after time in prison.

Oct 25, 2017 | WUNC-FM

Movies On The Radio: Witches, Wizards, And Warlocks

NC State film studies professor Marsha Gordon discusses the lasting legacy of witches, wizards and warlocks in the movies.

Oct 25, 2017

Social Work Receives $3.1M to Train Next Generation of Practitioners

NC State’s Department of Social Work has received two federal grants totaling $3.1M to train the next generation of integrated behavioral health and primary care providers.

Oct 23, 2017 | NC State News

Changes in Perspective May Affect How Useful Drones Really Are

A recent study from NC State psychologists finds users have trouble utilizing images from drones to find the position of objects on the ground.

Oct 19, 2017

Class Trip Explores People’s History of Civil Rights

History comes alive for students in NC State’s popular History and Memory course. Professor Katherine Mellen Charron recounts lessons learned on a recent class trip to historic sites in the ongoing struggle for African-American civil rights in North Carolina.

Oct 17, 2017 | NC State News

Sensitivity to Time Improves Performance at Remotely Controlling Devices

A new study from NC State psychologists finds that people who are more sensitive to the passage of time are better at accounting for the latency — or time lag — inherent in remotely controlling robots or other tools.