NC State News

Jul 9, 2018  |  NC State News

5 Counties to Watch in North Carolina Politics

These five counties are particularly noteworthy for political observers interested in statewide North Carolina elections.

May 1, 2018  |  NC State News

Fascination and Delight: Q&A with Marsha Gordon, Co-Director of ‘Rendered Small’

How NC State film studies professor Marsha Gordon made a documentary about the smallest town in North Carolina. It's her first foray into filmmaking.

Apr 19, 2018  |  NC State News

Age Affects How We Predict and Respond to Stress at Home

A recent study finds older adults are better than younger adults at anticipating stressful events at home, but not as good at using those predictions to reduce the adverse impacts of the stress.

Feb 15, 2018  |  NC State News

Educator Dubroy to Discuss Xenophobia and Inclusivity

Tashni-Ann Dubroy, executive vice president and COO of Howard University, will deliver the 2018 Humanities and Social Sciences Diversity Lecture on Thursday, Feb. 22. Her talk is titled “There Is a Xenophobe Among Us: Diversity and Inclusivity on College Campuses.”

Jun 9, 2017  |  NC State News

You May Be A Scientist And Not Know It

Science is a process – a way of thinking – and scientists are just people who adhere to that process. A fascinating guest post by Human Factors Psychologist Anne McLaughlin.

Jun 6, 2017  |  NC State News

Giving Families a Voice in North Carolina’s Child Welfare System

NC State's Kara Allen-Eckard is helping lead an effort to better serve the most vulnerable among us in North Carolina: at-risk children and their families.

May 16, 2016  |  NC State News

Study: Medicare Part D Boosts Medication Adherence, Reduces Blood Pressure Risk

Research from NC State's School of Public and International Affairs shows that implementation of Medicare Part D has increased the number of people taking their prescribed medications as directed — so-called “medication adherence” — and reduced the likelihood that newly covered beneficiaries develop high blood pressure.

Apr 7, 2016  |  NC State News

How Forecasting Water Reclamation Use Can Save Money, Water Resources

A changing climate and recent droughts in the South and West highlight the need to make the most of our limited water resources. One of the tools that can help the U.S. make efficient use of its water supplies is water reclamation — but utilities and water managers have sometimes struggled to deal with public perceptions of reclaimed water.

Mar 31, 2016  |  NC State News

Study Highlights Importance of Multimodal Communication in Higher Ed

Research from NC State finds that "multimodal" communication — using a mix of words, images and other resources — is important for students and faculty in higher education, a finding that argues for increased instruction in multimodal communication for undergraduates.

Mar 30, 2016  |  NC State News

Study Highlights Link Between Social Media Use and Underage Drinking

The savvier young people are about using social media, the less likely they are to report having alcohol-related problems, according to a recent study co-authored by an NC State communication professor.