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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Twitter: A More Timely Way to Measure Neighborhood Trends?
Researchers have historically measured gentrification through the U.S. Census and other official tallies. However because the Census operates on a 10-year cycle, some changes may not be apparent in the data until long after they have occurred. NC State doctoral student Desiree Dighton thinks social media may provide a more timely observation of gentrification. On Twitter, for instance, she said the conversation is constant and ongoing.
Study: ‘Emotional Labor' Can Take a Toll on Student-Athletes
The "emotional labor" required of collegiate student-athletes can leave them feeling powerless, frustrated and nervous, according to a new study from NC State's Department of Communication.
Alumna Joanna McKnight Helps Preserve History in New England
A calling to preserve historic buildings is what led NC State history alumna Joanna McKnight to Historic New England — the oldest and largest regional heritage organization in the nation.
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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).
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.
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Jun 23, 2016 | WHQR
CoastLine: Gender Differences in Speech – Perception or Power Dynamic?
Language is widely considered to be as much a function of gender as any other gender expression – whether clothing, gender-normative interests such as interior decorating, or personality traits. Caroline Myrick, sociolinguistics, featured.
Jun 17, 2016 | The Washington Post
Republican dads think they're great fathers. Democrats don't.
As we celebrate Father's Day in this unlike-anything-we-have-ever-seen election year, Republicans and Democrats continue to grow further apart in terms of their views on candidates, policies and political events. And our research suggests that even being a dad isn't immune from that trend. Steven Greene, political science, featured.
Jun 16, 2016 | WUNC-FM
Movies On The Radio: Forbidden Films
WUNC host Frank Stasio talks with Marsha Gordon, film professor at NC State, and Laura Boyes, film curator at the NC Museum of Art, about listeners' favorite "forbidden films" and the history of censorship in Hollywood. Marsha Gordon, English, featured
Read Smart Book Discussion: Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf
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College-Wide Humanities and Social Sciences Staff Meeting
Department of Social Work: Fall 2016 Volunteer/Career Fair
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RT @NCStateHistory: Congrats to PH MA grad Rachel Jacobson who has a piece in Amer Soc for Environmental History newsletter! She is the ASE…