Student Spotlight: Sam Shain
Interdisciplinary studies double major Sam Shain has taken full advantage of his time at NC State.
Proposal Seeks to Improve Assessment of Drug Risks
In a new paper, philosophy professor Veljko Dubljevic proposes a suite of changes to overhaul the Multi-Criteria Drug Harm Scale, which informs drug policies across Europe.
Study Abroad Spotlight: Sammy Sheaffer
Learn more about science, technology and society major Sammy Sheaffer's experience studying abroad in Leeds, England.
Experts say using ‘morality drugs’ is a ‘terrible idea’
In a new study, researchers from North Carolina State University and the Montreal Clinical Research Institute (IRCM) assessed several different types of moral enhancement, including four pharmaceutical approaches and three neurostimulation techniques. Veljko Dubljevic, philosophy, featured.
Anil Dash: Toward an Ethical, Inclusive Tech Industry
Entrepreneur, activist and writer Anil Dash will give NC State's 2017 Rolf Buchdahl Lecture on Science, Technology and Human Values on March 22. Dash, who advised the Obama White House’s Office of Digital Strategy, today advises major startups and nonprofits.
National Hospice Internship Gives Student New Insights
An internship at the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) in Alexandria, Virginia, gave Doha Hindi real-world experience in a high-powered environment. The Science, Technology and Society major came away with new insights about end-of-life care, about her career options, and about her self.
Former NC State Point Guard to Complete Interdisciplinary Degree
Living and playing basketball in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Javi Gonzalez knew going back to school on campus at NC State was not an option. So, the former Wolfpack star reached out to Online and Distance Education to complete his degree in science, technology and society.
Cold War Computers, California Supercars, and the Pursuit of Lithium-ion Power
The electric vehicle’s history offers a lesson to the wise: Harvesting the fruits of basic science requires industrial foresight, investment, and a healthy dose of realpolitik. Matthew Eisler, Interdisciplinary Studies, featured.
Student’s Startup Helps Teens Tap into Creative Gifts
Over the last four years, Nate Myers has trained high school students in photography, videography and music production at the Boys and Girls Club of Wake County afterschool program. Working with teens largely from low-income households, Myers mentored students through multimedia projects with themes often promoting social change. Now, through his startup — the Malkuta Project — Myers is expanding the afterschool model to the broader community.
Undergrad Pursues Mobile Eco App Research
After transferring to NC State in 2015, Tarang Malaviya says he was inspired to "seek solutions to current problems." So, that's what he did. Volunteering to assist a doctoral student with environmental communication research, Malaviya helped study how mobile phone applications can help the public make sustainable choices.