Mar 21, 2017 | NC State News
How Critical Thinking in the Humanities Reduces Belief in Pseudoscience
Teaching critical thinking skills in a humanities course significantly reduces student beliefs in “pseudoscience" unsupported by facts, according to new research from NC State.
Mar 20, 2017 | NC State News
Money, Not Access, Key to Resident Food Choices in ‘Food Deserts’
A new study from NC State and Campbell University finds that, while access to healthy foods is a significant challenge, the biggest variable limiting diet choices in so-called food deserts is limited financial resources.
Mar 10, 2017 | Associated Press
Dystopian Fiction is Selling Like There’s No Tomorrow
Dystopian works, long staples of English lit courses, are attracting new audiences. John Morillo, English, featured.
Mar 9, 2017 | Pacific Standard
The Syrian Migrant Crisis You’ve Never Heard of — And Why It Matters Today
“We’ve been here a long time, and in fact we are very much part of the fabric of what makes this country what it is today,” says Akram Khater, a history professor at North Carolina State University. In an article by the Pacific Standard, Khater and others speak on the past and present of immigration from the middle east.
Mar 1, 2017 | Blue Ridge Public Radio
Movies on the Radio: Best in the Western
Host Frank Stasio talks Marsha Gordon, film studies professor at NC State University, about how Westerns have evolved from a lone-ranger narrative to a platform for critiques about race, gender and capitalism.
Feb 25, 2017 | ABC Australia: Radio National
Governance of Gene Editing Technology
Jennifer Kuzma, professor in the School of Public and International Affairs and co-director of the Genetic Engineering and Society Center, was interviewed on an ABC Australia science radio show. CRISPR-Cas 9 is a powerful gene editing tool that Kuzma believes should be discussed more openly.
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 10, 2017 | WUNC 91.5 North Carolina Public Radio
Sam Fuller Broke The Mold For Hollywood War Films
Professor Marsha Gordon's new book "Film is like a Battleground " explores the legacy of 1950s filmmaker Sam Fuller. Listen to her discuss the book on WUNC's The State of Things.
Feb 10, 2017 | The News and Observer
NC State Professor Marsha Gordon Wants You to Know Director Sam Fuller
Marsha Gordon, film studies professor at NC State, discusses her new book, “Film is Like a Battleground: Sam Fuller’s War Movies” with The News and Observer.
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.