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Sep 20, 2017 | NC State News

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.

Sep 8, 2017

Submit Your Stories to the NC State Fiction Contest

Drawing more than 300 entrants last year, this free literary contest is open to North Carolina residents and is one of the largest free-to-enter writing contests in the South.

Sep 6, 2017 | NC State News

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.

Aug 30, 2017

Parcel Appointed Program Director at NSF

Toby Parcel, professor of sociology at NC State, will serve as a program director with the National Science Foundation. Her appointment is part of NSF’s rotating program director initiative through which university faculty work at the federal agency for one or two years.

Aug 29, 2017

Designing Your Life After Graduation

NC State upperclass students are invited to join three NC State college deans — Braden, Hoversten and Ranft — for Designing Your Life, a two-part workshop based on the bestselling book and design thinking, a process designers use to build and innovate.

Aug 28, 2017 | NC State News

Study: Reduced Performance Triggers Turnover for Nonprofit Executives

Nonprofit organizations that have declining expenditures — an indication of reduced operations — are more likely to seek new leadership, according to a new study by NC State researchers. 

Aug 24, 2017 | NC State News

Study of Homeless Finds Women at Disadvantage for Accessing Disability Benefits

Research from NC State psychologists finds that homeless women are at a significant disadvantage compared to men when it comes to accessing disability benefits.

Aug 16, 2017

7 Students Receive Prestigious Boren, Gilman Awards

Seven Humanities and Social Sciences students recently earned prestigous scholarships to study overseas. 

Aug 15, 2017 | NC State Alumni Association

Grad Student Ashley Meehan Studies English’s Influence on Spanish

Foreign Languages and Literatures graduate student Ashley Meehan discusses her travels around the country to study how the English language has influenced Spanish.

Aug 2, 2017 | NC State News

What Does Trump’s Climate Policy Mean for Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goals?

A new study from NC State researchers tackles a big question: how much of an impact could Trump's climate policies have?