McLaughlin on a Roll
Levi McLaughlin, associate professor of religious studies, has published an important new book on one of the most influential religious movements in modern Japan. He has also been awarded a distinguished visiting position in Japanese Studies for the 2019-20 academic year.
Bias-Based Bullying Does More Harm, Is Harder to Protect Against
A new study from NC State psychologists finds bias-based bullying does more harm to students than generalized bullying, particularly for students who are targeted because of multiple identities, such as race and gender.
Who, Exactly, Are These People?
A video project on NC State "firsts" spotlights university pioneers like Katherine Stinson, George Matsumoto and Irwin Holmes.
Fulbright American Security Seminar Highlights NC State Expertise
NC State experts in public policy, sociology and political science will lead the Fulbright American Security Seminar for 90 visiting Fulbright research scholars, focusing on issues of energy, food insecurity and disaster relief.
Kudos to Kuzma: Distinguished Professor Named AAAS Fellow
Jennifer Kuzma has been elected as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Kuzma is the college's Goodnight-North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Distinguished Professor in Social Sciences and co-directs NC State's Genetic Engineering and Society Center.
Study: Drug Use, Religion Explain ‘Reverse Gender Gap’ on Marijuana
Women tend to be more conservative than men on political questions related to marijuana. A recent study from political science professor Steven Greene finds that this gender gap appears to be driven by religion and the fact that men are more likely to have used marijuana.
NC State’s Walt Wolfram Receives UNC System’s Holshouser Award
For his work toward "improving the quality of life for all North Carolinians," William C. Friday Distinguished University Professor Walt Wolfram has been honored with the 2018 Gov. James E. Holshouser Jr. Award for Excellence in Public Service.
Study: Widely Used Nonprofit Efficiency Tool Doesn’t Work
Research from NC State public administration scholars finds that the tool most often used to assess the efficiency of nonprofit organizations isn’t just inaccurate – it can actually be negatively correlated with efficiency.
College Celebrates Its Outstanding Faculty
NC State’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences honored our top scholars, advisers and teachers earlier this fall during a reception for new and returning faculty and staff. Here are some of the faculty who were recognized, and the awards they received.
Proposal Seeks to Improve Assessment of Drug Risks
In a new paper, philosophy professor Veljko Dubljevic proposes a suite of changes to overhaul the Multi-Criteria Drug Harm Scale, which informs drug policies across Europe.