In The News

External news stories featuring people and activities related to the College.

Dec 14, 2017 | U.S. News & World Report

Party Tips for Teetotalers

Many non-drinkers have developed strategies to avoid drawing attention to themselves when the liquor is flowing, according to research by Prof. Lynsey Romo (Communication) at NC State.

Dec 11, 2017 | The New Arab

Lebanese Expats Can Now Vote From Abroad, So What’s Stopping Them?

Lebanese citizens living abroad can now vote in the country's parliamentary elections, but the response so far has been mixed. Akram Khater, director of the Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies at NC State, provides perspective.

Dec 7, 2017 | Web India

Online Health Programs May Improve Sexual Health Among Female Teens

A 45-minute online sexual health program may improve the ability of teenage girls to become confident and effectively communicate about safe sex, a recent study suggests. Lead author and NC State psychology professor Laura Widman said the ability to talk about sexual health with a partner is one of the strongest predictors of whether a couple will engage in safer sex.

Dec 6, 2017 | WUNC-FM

The Magic Of Animation: Movies On The Radio

NC State film professor Marsha Gordon discusses our favorite animated movies with Movies on the Radio host Frank Stasio and Laura Boyes, film curator at the NC Museum of Art.

Nov 28, 2017 | News and Observer

Raleigh Hearings on NC’s Role in CIA Torture

NC State political scientist Michael Struett served on a panel of experts during the NC Commission of Inquiry on Torture's public hearings.

Nov 26, 2017 | Washington Post

How The U.S. Aided Robert Mugabe’s Rise

In this Washington Post op ed, NC State historian Nancy Mitchell says Cold War politics empowered democracy — and dictatorship.

Nov 18, 2017 | ABC News Fresno

Aging Awareness

NC State psychology researcher Shevaun Neupert finds that a positive outlook about aging actually does affect daily well-being.

Nov 9, 2017 | WUNC-TV Bookwatch

Belle Boggs: The Art of Waiting

Belle Boggs discusses her book, "The Art of Waiting" with D.G. Martin, host of WUNC-TV's Bookwatch. Boggs directs NC State's MFA in Creative Writing program.

Nov 6, 2017 | Science Magazine

Trump’s Ag Dept Reverses Course on Biotech Rules

Jennifer Kuzma, a social scientist who co-directs NC State's Genetic Engineering and Society Center, tells Science Magazine she is not surprised that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has withdrawn a plan to overhaul how it regulates biotechnology products such as genetically engineered crops.

Oct 25, 2017 | WUNC-FM

Movies On The Radio: Witches, Wizards, And Warlocks

NC State film studies professor Marsha Gordon discusses the lasting legacy of witches, wizards and warlocks in the movies.