In the News: Here’s the Plan to End Malaria with CRISPR-Edited Mosquitoes
In this Wired article, Jennifer Kuzma, co-director of NC State's Genetic Engineering and Society Center, and others discuss the uncharted territory of genetically engineering mosquitoes to prevent disease.
In the News: No More Fake It Till You Make It, NC State Researchers Develop Fake-Resistant Personality Test
NC State psychologist Adam Meade has helped develop a new type of personality test that uses a rapid response method to reduce a participant’s ability to fake his or her answers.
In the News: Federal Funding For Higher Ed Comes With Strings Attached, But is Still Worth It
An opinion piece in "The Conversation" by NC State Public Administration Professor Jason Coupet says while federal funding for higher ed comes with strings attached, it's still worth it.
In the News: How Coastal Development and Climate Change Are Making Hurricanes More Costly
CNN interviewed NC State professor of public policy Tom Birkland, an expert in policies related to disasters, about how to balance the risk of hurricane hazards against increased development in coastal areas.
In the News: If Congress Changes Food Stamp Requirements, Kids Will Go Hungry
In this New York Times opinion piece, several NC State sociologists say our national policies have long reflected, imperfectly, the moral imperative that children deserve adequate food ... until now.
Remember the Humanity of Immigrants, This Poet Urges
NC State poet and English professor Eduardo Corral is the son of migrants who crossed into Nogales, Arizona, in the 1970s. Corral says his “gaze, heart and soul” are always attuned to border issues. The PBS News Hour spoke with Corral, who hopes his work "makes the internal lives of immigrants visible, something [that's] forgotten or intentionally omitted in the national conversation."
Americans Love Families. American Policies Don’t.
NC State political scientist Steve Greene spoke with the New York Times about the disconnect between the reverence politicians and voters have for families and the policies they enact.
Trump’s Plan to Reshuffle Government Strikes Familiar Notes
President Donald Trump has proposed reorganizing parts of the federal government in ways that sound very familiar to those who follow U.S. science policy, including NC State social scientist Jennifer Kuzma, who directs the Genetic Engineering and Society Center. Science Magazine asked her to comment.
The Cult Classics That Never Die
From “Pink Flamingos” to “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” cult films have staying power. NC State film studies professor Marsha Gordon discusses the genre on “Movies On The Radio” with WUNC-FM State of Things host Frank Stasio.
Advocates Rally in Opposition to Border Separation Policy
NC State political scientist Steve Greene discusses with ABC-11 News some of the political implications involved with the United States' policies of separating children from their parents at the nation's border.