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May 18, 2018

Humanities and Social Sciences Staff Recognized for Excellence and Service

The college recognized six staff members for 2018 Awards for Excellence during an annual luncheon celebrating all staff and their service to Humanities and Social Sciences.

Apr 28, 2017  |  The Writer's Almanac

Poet Profile: Dorianne Laux

The Writer's Almanac discusses life, doughnuts, and poetry with NC State poet and professor Dorianne Laux.

Apr 25, 2017  |  The American Homefront

Psychological Trauma: In Some Ways, It’s Beneficial

NC State researchers found that a long-recognized phenomenon called post-traumatic growth is more likely to occur in veterans who also had the highest level of PTSD symptoms. NC State graduate student Jessica Morgan, psychology, featured.

Apr 21, 2017  |  Slate

The U.S. Regulations for Biotechnology Are Woefully Out of Date

The chronic challenge with biotechnology regulation is that it can’t keep up with the fast pace of innovation. Jennifer Kuzma, distinguished professor of public and international affairs and co-director of NC State's Genetic Engineering and Society Center, featured.

Apr 19, 2017  |  WUNC 91.5

Movies On The Radio: Dystopian Films

WUNC's host Frank Stasio talks with expert Marsha Gordon, film professor at NC State, about how dystopian art emerges from societal reaction to politics and government.

Apr 10, 2017  |  The Conversation

The Sound of Inclusion: Why Teachers’ Words Matter

NC State's Language and Life project is a valuable tool for teachers seeking to understand the role and value of linguistic diversity in the classroom.

Apr 9, 2017  |  The News and Observer

Roy Cooper’s First 100 Days: Promises, Lawsuits and Budget Proposals

NC State professor of political science Andy Taylor weighs in on Gov. Roy Cooper's progress thus far. While the governor is making progress, there are still hurdles in the way of the goals Cooper outlined in his campaign for education issues, taxes and HB2.

Apr 7, 2017  |  The Atlantic

How to Mourn a Space Robot

Doug Gillan, a psychology professor at North Carolina State University who studies human interaction with technology, makes sense of the emotion surrounding NASA's Cassini probe. The probe is ending its 13-year mission to Saturn, triggering a wave of grief among scientists, engineers and an adoring public.

Apr 1, 2017  |  Asheville Citizen-Times

Mark Meadows Has Taken Chances in Rapid Rise to Power

Political science professor Andrew Taylor weighs in on Mark Meadows' rise to power and the possible consequences for his career.

Mar 31, 2017  |  The Christian Science Monitor

‘Bathroom Bill’ Repeal: North Carolina Seeks to Move on After Very Long Year

NC State political scientist Steve Greene talks about the state's identity in the wake of the repeal of HB2. Does the compromise bill go far enough to lure back companies concerned about discrimination?