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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Research, Advocacy Lead International Studies Major to the UN
Maya Krishnan (International Studies and Business Administration) graduates this spring after serving as a fellow for the North Carolina advocacy group WomenNC. She also recently participated in the United Nation's 60th session of the Commission on the Status of Women.
Kuzma Named to National Committee on Biotechnology
NC State University professor Jennifer Kuzma will lend her expertise to a national committee studying the future of genetic engineering. The National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine recently named Kuzma to the Committee on Future Biotechnology Products and Opportunities to Enhance Capabilities of the Biotechnology Regulatory System.
Faculty Event Honors Scholars Who Think and Do
Humanities and Social Sciences honored its top scholars who Think and Do on April 27 at the college's annual awards reception. Department heads from across the college joined Dean Jeff Braden in recognizing faculty for outstanding research, advising, teaching and extension service.
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Study Breaks New Ground in Analyzing Colombian Spanish
Juan David Gutierrez's passion for languages has led him to research the differences in regional Spanish dialects in Colombia, providing emergent insight in an area without much existing data.
Research Tests Success of Conditional Poverty Aid
How can countries best address institutional poverty? One method -- called conditional cash transfer, or CCT -- rewards socially beneficial actions. For example, a CCT program may give a family money in exchange for sending its children to school or regular medical check-ups. Master of International Studies student Lesa Sexton set out to discover if national CCT programs in Mexico and Brazil are having a major impact on education for children living in poverty.
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Apr 29, 2016 | News and Observer
People are invited to document their experiences with HB2 in a digital archive created by an historian at NC State University. The site, "NC HB2: A Citizens' History," allows users to submit stories, videos, images and documents, and to browse others' submissions. Tammy Gordon, History, featured.
Apr 28, 2016 | Christian Science Monitor
Why An N.C. Voter ID Law That Does So Little Angers So Much
Voter ID laws, especially the one in North Carolina, stoke strong partisan passions on both sides. But maybe they shouldn't, data suggest. Steven Greene, Political Science, featured.
Apr 21, 2016 | WRAL News
Bipartisan Group Experiments With Redrawing Congressional Districts
A panel of 10 retired judges has been tapped to experiment with drawing congressional districts through a bipartisan redistricting commission. What are their chances of success? Mark Nance, political science, featured.
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