Research

Jan 17, 2018

Awe, Fear and Honor: Dannels Named Editor of Premier Communication Journal

Deanna Dannels has reached a career-long goal: she's been named editor of the journal Communication Education, a leading publication of the National Communication Association. Dannels is professor of communication and associate dean for academic affairs in NC State’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Jan 3, 2018 | Kyodo News

NC State Religious Scholar Casts Light on Soka Gakkai

NC State Religious Studies Prof Levi McLaughlin provides insights into Japan's recent elections, its largest active religion — Soka Gakkai — and the political party affiliated with the group, Komieto.

Jan 2, 2018 | Daily Beast

‘Extreme Vetting’ of Muslims Occurred Before Trump

Federal agents have long monitored some would-be immigrants' social media activity. A study led by NC State psychologist Sarah Desmarais shows there's almost no research on what distinguishes potential terrorists.

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 13, 2017

Collaborative Research Project Aims to Improve Child Welfare in NC

An interdisciplinary group of NC State researchers is helping improve the wellbeing of children across North Carolina.

Dec 12, 2017

Year in Review: Our Top Stories of 2017

It's been a busy year for the college. Take a look back at some of our top stories of 2017.

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.

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 7, 2017 | NC State News

Study Finds Grad Students Benefit From Industry-University Collaborations

A new study from NC State psychologists finds that graduate students benefit from being trained as part of research consortia that bring together university and industry partners.

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.