Apr 21, 2017 | NC State News
Training the Next Generation of Nuclear Security Experts
The Consortium for Nonproliferation Enabling Capabilities does crucial work in training the next generation of experts in nuclear security policy. One of the leaders of that effort is NC State political science professor Bill Boettcher.
Apr 12, 2017 | NCSU Libraries
Simulating Migration Crises, Rogue Vessels, Ebola Outbreaks at the Libraries
“Winter Is Coming,” a two-day energy and security simulation training exercise for 50 Triangle-area university students interested in careers with intelligence agencies, recreated the kinds of situation rooms that a National Security Advisor runs in cases of a high-level security emergency—all in the safety of the Hunt Library’s visualization and collaboration spaces.
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 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?
Jan 30, 2017
Alumni Association Leader Honored
Benny Suggs, executive director of the NC State Alumni Association and a 1969 psychology alumnus, received North Carolina’s prestigious Order of the Long Leaf Pine.
Jan 27, 2017 | WRAL News
Politicians Turn to Social Media: No Filter, No Follow-Ups
Social media can help leaders connect with constituents. It also allows them to put out their points unchallenged. In a well-functioning democracy, it is essential that public servants are responsive to the people, and the media in some cases, is the representative of the people. Steve Greene, political science, featured.
Jan 10, 2017 | WNCN
NC Lawmakers Return for Long Session: Is Cooperation Likely?
Cooperation isn't looking good between the Democratic and Republican parties as the legislators convene their long session. Andy Taylor, political science, featured.
Jan 9, 2017 | WRGB Albany
Golden Globes Attacks on Trump Test Limits of Celebrity Influence
Meryl Streep’s speech resonated with its Golden Globes audience, but probably had little influence over those who dislike Hollywood. An NC State political scientist has studied the impact of celebrity endorsements. Michael Cobb, political science, featured.
Jan 4, 2017 | PBS Newshour
What North Carolina’s Power-Stripping Laws Mean For New Gov. Roy Cooper
"Shifting some power away from the executive branch towards the legislative branch, when the legislature has power to do that, I think that’s reasonable,” said Steven Greene, a political science professor at NC State University. “What I don’t think is reasonable, and it’s a very bad precedent, is to do that right in the context where you’ve lost an election.”