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.
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.
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.
Interactive Tool Offers Window Into History of Arab-Americans in NYC
Interactive, online tool allows scholars and the public to better understand the long history of Syrian and Lebanese immigrants to the United States.
Study: 1 in 5 Women with Postpartum Mood Disorders Keep Quiet
A recent study from NC State psychologists finds that 21 percent of recent mothers experiencing postpartum mood disorders do not disclose their symptoms to healthcare providers.
Dialects Aren’t ‘Bad English’ — They’re Patterns
Graduate student Jessica Hatcher discusses the importance of educating teachers and others about language variation.
NC State Student Curates Collection of Historic African American Letters
A graduate student studying to become a museum curator combined his love for art and history to make a statement on the NC State campus. Carl Wilkins put up his first exhibit in the school's Hunt Library, but now he wants to make sure everyone gets a chance to see the pieces.
Meet Some of Our Outstanding 2017 Graduates
Our army of nearly 38,600 Humanities and Social Sciences alumni will grow even larger this spring, as nearly 1,000 of our undergraduate and graduate students earn NC State diplomas for their hard work. Meet a few of our outstanding graduates and see what's next for them after commencement.
How Risky Are Today’s Student Loans?
Curious about how risky today’s student loans are — and who is most likely to use them — sociology doctoral student Hannah McQueen created her own measure to study a nationally-representative sample of student loan records.
Constructing Identity Among Italians at NC State
Using language as a window into their experiences, NC State graduate student and Fulbright fellow Cecilia Tomasatti conducted interviews with not only Italian students, but also faculty, about what it’s like to adapt to another country’s climate, culture and cuisine.