Aug 24, 2016 | CBC News
A Delicate Act in Politics of Disaster
Obama's Louisiana response is a delicate act in the politics of disaster. Politicians walk a think line touring disaster zones as lessons from 2005's Katrina reverberate. Tom Birkland, School of Public and International Affairs, featured.
Aug 21, 2016 | Boston Globe
Staying Ahead of Technology’s Curves
Alongside the explosion of new technologies over the past 20 years has come a conspicuous flowering of the discipline known as technology assessment. The term describes the attempt to understand what the economic, social and environmental effects of new technologies might be. Jennifer Kuzma, Genetic Engineering and Society, featured.
Jun 1, 2016 | NC State News
Nonprofit Executive Turnover More Turbulent Than Previously Thought
Research from an NC State public administration professor finds that turnover among executive leaders at nonprofit organizations is often plagued by problems, with very few transitional periods mirroring the scenarios painted in the professional literature.
May 31, 2016 | Lee County News
Study: Nonprofit Executive Turnover More Turbulent Than Previously Thought
New NC State research finds that turnover among executive leaders at nonprofit organizations is often plagued by problems – with very few transitional periods mirroring the scenarios painted in the professional literature. Amanda Stewart, School of Public and International Affairs, featured.
May 24, 2016 | Central Valley Business Times
Nonprofit Exec Turnover More Turbulent Than Thought
According to NC State research, turnover among executive leaders at nonprofit organizations is often plagued by problems – with very few transitional periods mirroring the cordial scenarios painted in the professional literature. Amanda Stewart, public administration, featured.
May 18, 2016
Study Investigates Why Public Employees Break Rules
Employees in all industries break workplace rules from time to time. After years of working in government and social services, Casey Fleming wondered why.
May 11, 2016 | Aeon
New Genetic Engineering is Slipping Past Old Regulations
There is a longstanding tension between innovation and regulation in genetic engineering, as policymakers have struggled to balance the benefits of innovation with the need to address safety concerns. But with recent advances, the tension has begun to snap. Jennifer Kuzma, Genetic Engineering and Society, featured.
May 10, 2016
Looking for an Oasis in America’s Food Deserts
Doctoral student Sherrie Godette investigated government intervention into food deserts — low-income population areas where residents have limited access to grocery stores. We asked her about her research and what it tells us about the state of food access.
Apr 21, 2016
Study Highlights Impact of ACA Medicaid Expansion on Uncompensated Care
More than six years after it was signed into law, the Affordable Care Act continues to prompt debate. Research from scholars like NC State doctoral student Susan Camilleri helps inform the policymakers who argue on both sides of the law.
Mar 24, 2016
Grad Students Display Innovative Work at Research Symposium
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences was well represented Wednesday at the 2016 Graduate Student Research Symposium. A total of 43 Humanities and Social Sciences students from 14 different graduate programs presented their work at the annual symposium, which showcases research from across campus through poster presentations that are judged by faculty.