Accolades 2016

May 12, 2016

Recipe for Success

Chef, restaurateur and TV star Vivian Howard can now add Distinguished Alumna to her long list of achievements.

May 12, 2016

The ‘Sex Talk’ Works

While it may make you cringe, having the “sex talk” with your kids works, according to new research led by psychology professor Laura Widman. After reviewing 30 years of studies from psychology and the medical field, Widman found that sexual communication with parents is one factor that can boost safer behavior among teens, including the use of condoms and contraception.

May 12, 2016

Putting People First

Anthropology professor Tim Wallace is helping the public more easily connect with micro-entrepreneurs, the smallest of small business owners who often serve not only as experts at their crafts but also as top-notch tour guides in their communities.

May 12, 2016

The Scoop on Dog Poop

When it comes to dog poop, everyone has an opinion. After studying attitudes on the topic, Clodagh Lyons-Bastian (M.S., Communication ’15) developed some informed opinions of her own.

May 12, 2016

Navigating Social Drinking

Research led by an NC State communication professor highlights the many ways that former problem drinkers navigate social-drinking situations.

May 12, 2016

PBS Selects Cherokee Film for National Run

PBS has selected First Language: The Race to Save Cherokee, a film produced by NC State’s North Carolina Language and Life Project, for national distribution to its member stations throughout 2016. A new American Indian broadband TV channel, Tribal TV, is also screening the film.