Graduate Programs

Jun 18, 2018  |  Research

You Can’t Play With Us: The Discursive Exclusion of Colin Kaepernick

When NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand for the national anthem, debates flared. What was going on beneath the surface of those public conversations? As someone studying rhetoric and composition, NC State graduate student Jose Martinez dove deep to research the discursive exchanges that followed Kaepernick's actions.

May 23, 2018

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.

May 23, 2018

Type, Delete, Repeat: Exploring How We Write for Mobile Devices

NC State graduate student Joel Schneier studies how we write for mobile devices — and how those practices affect our day-to-day communications. We caught up with Schneier about one of his recent studies, in which he compared editing and revising practices for mobile devices and computers.

May 23, 2018

Committed and Marginalized: How Race and Sexual Identity Impact Activism

What does activism mean to you? More specifically, how can we best understand the psychology of activism among Black people who also identity as LGBTQ? NC State graduate student Kristen Pender’s research explores those questions.

Apr 17, 2018  |  NC State News

How Memes Use Humor to Discredit African-American English

A recent study from linguistics graduate student Shalina Omar finds video memes can use humor to contribute to — and reinforce — negative views of black culture.

Mar 28, 2018

38 Students Showcase Graduate Research at NC State Symposium

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences had 38 presenters and six award winners at this year's NC State Graduate Student Research Symposium.

Mar 13, 2018  |  Huffington Post

Homeless Women Say ‘Me Too,’ But No One Listens

In this guest column for the Huffington Post, NC State sociology doctoral candidate Mari Kate Mycek turns our attention to women experiencing homelessness — and sexual assault and harassment. Mycek's research focuses on the intersections of food, inequality and community development.

Feb 13, 2018

NC State, Campbell Law School Partner to Offer Dual Graduate Degree in Social Work, Law

A new dual degree program enables students to earn a Master of Social Work and a Juris Doctor simultaneously through NC State’s Department of Social Work and Campbell Law School.

Dec 13, 2017

Collaborative Research Project Aims to Improve Child Welfare in NC

An interdisciplinary group of NC State researchers is helping improve the wellbeing of children across North Carolina.

Dec 12, 2017

Year in Review: Our Top Stories of 2017

It's been a busy year for the college. Take a look back at some of our top stories of 2017.