Every professor here taught me to look at the bigger picture and reflect on how I can serve people on a global and local level.
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Preserving the Spanish of Yucatan
For Foreign Languages and Literatures professor Jim Michnowicz Think and Do means, among other things, preserving linguistic diversity around the world, particularly Latin America.
From Competition to Exhibition: Arts in the Olympic Games
Gold medals for music? NC State communication professor Chris Ingraham writes about the Olympic history of arts competitions and how they were phased out.
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.
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Research Explores How Hurricane Warnings Reach the Public
NC State graduate student Laura Zdanski studies how hurricane warnings are communicated to the public. As part of a recent literature review of public perception and response to hurricane flooding, Zdanski explored the flow of technical information from experts to those at risk (the public) and those responsible for mitigating risk (governmental agencies).
Research Examines ‘SHtriking' Sound Change in Raleigh
NC State graduate student Eric Wilbanks studies how sounds change in speech. In one of his latest projects, the M.A. in linguistics candidate honed in on (str) retraction, or when /s/ is spoken more like /sh/ in (str) clusters (e.g., "SHtreet").
Exploring the Evolution of Phishing
NC State doctoral student Olga Zielinska studies how phishing has evolved over time. Her current project, sponsored by the Science of Security Lablet at NC State, looks specifically at the various persuasive elements that hackers use to trick email filtering systems and users.
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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.
Aug 18, 2016 | WTOP
Political Experts in Five Battleground States Explain What's in Play
Political scientists in each of five hotly contested states -- including North Carolina -- explain what Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are looking to achieve — and what they're up against. Steven Greene, political science, featured.
Aug 16, 2016 | WalletHub
2016's States With the Biggest Bullying Problems
In the next seven minutes, a child in the U.S. will be bullied. WalletHub's analysts measured the prevalence and prevention of bullying in 45 states and the District of Columbia to help bring awareness to the harmful effects of such pervasive violence not only to America's young people but also to society as a whole.Monica Bixby, sociology Ph.D. candidate and instructor, featured.
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Great story written by science writer and recent ENG 381 student Marla Broadfoot! #ThinkandDo https://t.co/s5evDi6jzF