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Oct 8, 2018

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.

Oct 3, 2018  |  NC State News

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.

Sep 26, 2018  |  The Conversation

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.

Sep 26, 2018

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."

Sep 13, 2018  |  CNN

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.

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.

Jan 17, 2017  |  Online and Distance Education News

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.

Dec 19, 2016  |  Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost News

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.

Oct 18, 2016

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.

Aug 15, 2016  |  Red and White for Life Alumni Blog

Alumna Balances Environment with Economic Development at TVA

Navigating the mires of federal bureaucracy and the mountains and valleys of the southeastern United States is all in a day’s work for alumna Brenda Brickhouse, vice president of environment and energy policy at the TVA, or Tennessee Valley Authority.