Research

Feb 21, 2017 | NC State News

Sexual Minorities at Greater Risk of Suicidal Behavior, Being Victims of Violence

Sexual minorities are more likely than heterosexuals to be victims of physical violence and to exhibit suicidal behavior, according to a recently published study.

Feb 17, 2017 | The Hill

Op Ed: Restricting What Recipients of SNAP Benefits Eat Won’t Fix Nutritional Issues

In an op-ed, NC State Associate Professors of Sociology Sarah Bowen and Sinikka Elliott bring their research to bear on a federal public hearing over how food stamps can be used. The sociologists say talk of restricting what poor people eat ignores the heart of the problem: that many poor families are struggling and have inadequate resources and support.

Feb 15, 2017 | History News

Digital Exhibit Maps Life, Work of Charleston’s Septima P. Clark

A new digital history exhibit maps the life and work of Septima P. Clark, an American educator, civil rights activist and community organizer.

Feb 13, 2017 | Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost News

Brookins Named Outreach and Engagement Faculty Fellow

Craig Brookins, a faculty member in applied social and community psychology and program director for Africana studies in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, has been appointed as an Outreach and Engagement Faculty Fellow at NC State.

Feb 13, 2017 | NC State News

From the Big Red One to ‘The Big Red One’ — War, Movies and Sam Fuller

A new book by NC State film studies professor Marsha Gordon focuses in depth on the war films of director, producer and screenwriter Sam Fuller.

Feb 8, 2017

Research Gives Social Work Student New Perspective

Katherine McCallister’s interest in social work is clear: “I want to help improve the communities I’m a part of,” she says. Through undergraduate research at NC State, she is able to do just that.

Feb 7, 2017 | Psychology Today

Is Someone Sabotaging Your Weight Loss Goals?

A new study by an NC State professor explores how to sidestep "lean stigma" while losing weight. Lynsey Romo, Communication, featured.

Jan 25, 2017 | NC State News

Study IDs Key Indicators Linking Violence, Mental Illness

New research finds that a host of factors are associated with adults with mental illness becoming victims or perpetrators of violence. The work highlights the importance of interventions to treat mental-health problems in order to reduce community violence and instances of mental-health crises.

Jan 18, 2017 | Bioscience Technology

A New Model Helps Policymakers Assess Emerging Synthetic Biology Technology

Researchers from NC State University and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore have developed a model to assess emerging synthetic biology products, well before they are ready for the market, to determine what needs to be done to inform future policies. Jennifer Kuzma, Genetic Engineering and Society, featured.

Jan 11, 2017 | New York Times

Talking With Both Daughters and Sons About Sex

Parents tend to talk about sex more with daughters than with sons, but all teens need to know how to make safer decisions. Parents play a key role in shaping sexual decision-making among adolescents. Laura Widman, psychology, featured.