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Jun 18, 2018  |  Research

You Can’t Play With Us: The Discursive Exclusion of Colin Kaepernick

When NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand for the national anthem, debates flared. What was going on beneath the surface of those public conversations? As someone studying rhetoric and composition, NC State graduate student Jose Martinez dove deep to research the discursive exchanges that followed Kaepernick's actions.

Jun 13, 2018

Traciel Reid Named Interim Executive Director for School of Public and International Affairs

NC State political scientist Traciel Reid has been named interim executive director of the School of Public and International Affairs, effective July 1, 2018.

Jun 12, 2018  |  Research

Perceived Socioeconomic Status Can Affect How Old We Feel

A recent study from NC State psychologists finds that how older adults perceive their socioeconomic status influences how old they feel and their attitudes toward aging.

Jun 6, 2018  |  NC State Giving News

A Diplomatic Life

A study abroad experience, supported by a scholarship, helped shape international studies major Kensley Cox’s post-NC State plans to work in human resources.

May 30, 2018  |  NC State News

Study Links Parental Support and Career Success of Children

A recent study finds young people who get financial support from their parents have greater professional success, highlighting one way social inequality is transmitted across generations.

May 24, 2018  |  Fellowship Advising Office

Student Receives Udall Scholarship for Leadership in Environmental Issues

Meredith Bain is a 2018 recipient of the highly-regarded Udall Scholarship, an award that recognizes undergraduates for their leadership, public service and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment. 

May 24, 2018  |  Fellowship Advising Office

11 Students Recognized for National Awards

Eleven Humanities and Social Sciences students recently received or were named finalists for prestigious national awards. Recipients of the various scholarships and grants will teach and/or study critical languages abroad during the coming months. The award winners and finalists were honored by several different programs. 

May 23, 2018

How Mapping, Satellite Technologies Can Help Pick Ideal Sites for Solar

As more companies consider adding solar installations on their campuses, NC State graduate student Missy Catlow wanted to explore how new technology might help evaluate potential sites.

May 23, 2018

Type, Delete, Repeat: Exploring How We Write for Mobile Devices

NC State graduate student Joel Schneier studies how we write for mobile devices — and how those practices affect our day-to-day communications. We caught up with Schneier about one of his recent studies, in which he compared editing and revising practices for mobile devices and computers.

May 23, 2018

Committed and Marginalized: How Race and Sexual Identity Impact Activism

What does activism mean to you? More specifically, how can we best understand the psychology of activism among Black people who also identity as LGBTQ? NC State graduate student Kristen Pender’s research explores those questions.