Study Highlights How Little We Know About Women Terrorists
The first large-scale research project evaluating the characteristics of women involved in jihadism-inspired terrorism finds significant differences between men and women in both their backgrounds and their roles within terrorist groups.
Graduate School Spotlight: Tim Becker
NC State's Graduate School recently featured English student Tim Becker as its "Wolf of the Week."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.