Research

Jun 18, 2018  |  Research

You Can’t Play With Us: The Discursive Exclusion of Colin Kaepernick

When NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand for the national anthem, debates flared. What was going on beneath the surface of those public conversations? As someone studying rhetoric and composition, NC State graduate student Jose Martinez dove deep to research the discursive exchanges that followed Kaepernick's actions.

Jun 12, 2018  |  Research

Perceived Socioeconomic Status Can Affect How Old We Feel

A recent study from NC State psychologists finds that how older adults perceive their socioeconomic status influences how old they feel and their attitudes toward aging.

Jun 5, 2018  |  NC State News

Pesticide Resistance Needs Attention, Large-Scale Study

A review paper from NC State's Genetic Engineering and Society Center recommends that a large-scale study is needed to slow pest resistance to herbicides and pesticides.

May 30, 2018  |  NC State News

Study Links Parental Support and Career Success of Children

A recent study finds young people who get financial support from their parents have greater professional success, highlighting one way social inequality is transmitted across generations.

May 23, 2018

How Mapping, Satellite Technologies Can Help Pick Ideal Sites for Solar

As more companies consider adding solar installations on their campuses, NC State graduate student Missy Catlow wanted to explore how new technology might help evaluate potential sites.

May 23, 2018

Type, Delete, Repeat: Exploring How We Write for Mobile Devices

NC State graduate student Joel Schneier studies how we write for mobile devices — and how those practices affect our day-to-day communications. We caught up with Schneier about one of his recent studies, in which he compared editing and revising practices for mobile devices and computers.

May 23, 2018

Committed and Marginalized: How Race and Sexual Identity Impact Activism

What does activism mean to you? More specifically, how can we best understand the psychology of activism among Black people who also identity as LGBTQ? NC State graduate student Kristen Pender’s research explores those questions.

May 22, 2018

Student’s Art History Research Leads to Museums, Galleries Abroad

Kyle Canter's research on the German photographer Wilhelm von Gloeden has led him to museums, galleries and archives in the United States and Europe.

May 3, 2018

Meet Some of Our Outstanding 2018 Graduates

Our community of 40,000 alumni will grow even larger this spring, as nearly 1,000 Humanities and Social Sciences undergraduate and graduate students earn NC State diplomas for their hard work.

May 1, 2018  |  NC State Entrepreneurship News

Alumna Leigh-Kathryn Bonner Selected as One of Inc’s 30 Most Inspiring Young Entrepreneurs

The buzz continues to surround NC State alumna Leigh-Kathryn Bonner (International Studies '15) and her Bee Downtown company. Bonner, 25, was recently selected as one of Inc.’s 30 Most Inspiring Young Entrepreneurs under 30.