News Update

Jul 22, 2019

When You Spot One Driving Hazard, You May Be Missing Another

Research from NC State psychologists finds that when drivers notice one traffic hazard, they are less likely to see a simultaneous second hazard.

Jul 22, 2019

Jeffrey Diebold Named Chair, Department of Public Administration

NC State’s Department of Public Administration welcomes Jeffrey Diebold as chair, effective July 1, 2019.

Jun 26, 2019  |  Sociology and Anthropology

Study: Internet Perpetuates Job Market Inequality

Research from sociologist Steve McDonald finds the internet is giving both employers and job seekers access to more information, but has not made the hiring process more meritocratic.

Jun 4, 2019

Communication Alumna Scales Mount Everest in Record Time

NC State alumna Roxanne Vogel trained and worked in a low-oxygen chamber for three months before scaling the world's highest peak in record time.

May 29, 2019

The Message That Addiction Is a Disease Makes Substance Users Less Likely to Seek Help

Research from NC State psychologists finds that people with substance-use problems who read a message describing addiction as a disease are less likely to report wanting to engage in effective therapies, compared to those who read a message that addiction behaviors are subject to change.

May 3, 2019

Student Commencement Speaker Reflects on Failure, Redemption

When communication major Ruhama Wolle steps up to the podium to give NC State's student commencement speech on Saturday, May 11, she will do so with great pride, and with great humility.

Mar 25, 2019  |  NC State News

Study Finds Nonprofit Partnerships Can Help Solve Bureaucratic Tangles

New NC State research suggests some nonprofits may better serve their constituents by partnering with public institutions in order to navigate bureaucracy and access services more efficiently.

Mar 21, 2019  |  NC State News

Attitudes About Health Affect How Older Adults Engage With Negative Health News

Research from NC State psychologists shows that older adults are more willing to engage with negative health information when they have a positive attitude about their own health.

Mar 15, 2019

RISING Exhibit Highlights Climate Change’s Impact to NC Shores and Communities

Join us as NC State hosts an interdisciplinary grand opening for RISING NC, an exhibit that highlights impacts of climate change on our state's coast.

Mar 14, 2019  |  NC State News

How To Pick The Right Thrift Store For All The Stuff That Didn’t Spark Joy

Now that Marie Kondo has convinced you to tidy up, what do you do with all that stuff? Public administration professor Amanda Stewart has answers.