Irwin Morris Named to Lead NC State’s School of Public and International Affairs
NC State’s School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) welcomes Irwin Morris as executive director, effective July 1, 2019. Morris comes to NC State from the University of Maryland at College Park, where he has served since 2007, most recently as chair of the Department of Government and Politics.
Reporting for (Hurricane) Duty: Student Directs NC County’s Emergency Communications
For NC State student Brandy Osborne, the damaging effects of Hurricane Florence have posed challenges at work and at home.
Study: Widely Used Nonprofit Efficiency Tool Doesn’t Work
Research from NC State public administration scholars finds that the tool most often used to assess the efficiency of nonprofit organizations isn’t just inaccurate – it can actually be negatively correlated with efficiency.
In the News: Federal Funding For Higher Ed Comes With Strings Attached, But is Still Worth It
An opinion piece in "The Conversation" by NC State Public Administration Professor Jason Coupet says while federal funding for higher ed comes with strings attached, it's still worth it.
Alum’s Sign Campaign Conveys a Powerful Message
Alumna Amber Smith helped create a new sign campaign that urges us to "Do Good. Be Kind. Change the World."
In the News: How Coastal Development and Climate Change Are Making Hurricanes More Costly
CNN interviewed NC State professor of public policy Tom Birkland, an expert in policies related to disasters, about how to balance the risk of hurricane hazards against increased development in coastal areas.
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.
Army Sergeant Earns NC State LPS Degree Online While Serving His Country
NC State's Leadership in the Public Sector degree program was the perfect fit for Sgt. 1st Class Jason Davidson, who oversees the day-to-day operations and training of nearly 40 paratroopers at Fort Bragg.
A Passion for Service, Activism
Fall 2016 graduate Jonique Lyles said a degree in political science was the perfect avenue to explore her passion for service, activism and helping communities grow and develop.
U.K. Students Manage Presidential Campaigns Through NC State Simulation
“Election 2016,” an online simulation created by NC State University political scientist Andy Taylor and graduate student Alex Johnson, tasks teams of students from England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to manage a United States presidential candidate’s campaign — hopefully to victory in the general election.