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Jul 24, 2017 | NC State News

Study Finds Day-to-Day Experiences Affect Awareness of Aging, Mood

Research from NC State psychologists finds that an individual's awareness of aging is not as static as previously thought.

Jul 13, 2017

Recent Alum Soumya Nadabar Begins Fulbright Assistantship in India

Recent alumna Soumya Nadabar (International Studies and Economics '16) discusses her Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in India and her plans for the future.

Jul 12, 2017

Therese Fowler Named 2017 Distinguished Alumna

Novelist Therese Fowler (MFA '05) has earned the top award for alumni of NC State's College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Jul 10, 2017 | Park Scholarships

Alumna Krystal Smith Fosters Unity Through Dialogue, Relationships

At the Veritas Forum, alumna Krystal Smith helps create opportunities for college students and faculty to engage in meaningful conversations.

Jul 3, 2017

Professor’s Juneteenth Lecture Encourages Collaboration, Coalitions

Longtime NC State psychology professor Rupert Nacoste discusses society's ongoing struggle for equality at a campus event in honor of Juneteenth. Learn how working in a coalition helps us rise together.

Jun 28, 2017

Dean Braden Adds ‘Storyteller’ to His Vitae

A college dean wears many hats. Jeff Braden, dean of Humanities and Social Sciences, is no exception. The dean recently added a new hat to his collection: a storyteller cap. Listen to his tale about chimps, random acts of kindness, and launching careers, which he told at a Story Collider event in Kinston, NC.

Jun 26, 2017 | NC State News

Most State Pension Plans Paper Over Unfunded Liabilities

An analysis of state pension plans from across the country finds that the already troubling state of pension finances may be even worse than it first appears because many pension managers are making their plan's financial condition look better by perpetually putting off payments.

Jun 20, 2017 | Giving News

Advisory Board Member Kathy Council Honored with Red Torch Award

NC State alumna and Humanities and Social Sciences advisory board member Kathy Council is the 2017 recipient of the Jerry and Elizabeth Godwin Red Torch Award.

Jun 19, 2017

Public Science Researcher Named to Distinguished Professorship

NC State's Jean Goodwin has been named SAS Institute Distinguished Professor of Rhetoric and Technical Communication. The communication professor will provide intellectual leadership and enhanced visibility for existing programs, create and teach courses, and help develop interdisciplinary connections with scholars at NC State. Beyond NC State's campus, she will strengthen connections with industry and increase opportunities for industry-based course projects, and for student internships.

Jun 16, 2017

Chris Mayhorn to Head NC State’s Department of Psychology

Chris Mayhorn, a professor in the Human Factors and Applied Cognitive Psychology program, will become head of NC State's Psychology Department on July 1, 2017.