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.
Experts Lend Insights During Election Season
Scholars from NC State’s School of Public and International Affairs are helping inform voters during election season. Check out these news stories and other media featuring political scientists Michael Cobb, Steven Greene, Mark Nance and Andy Taylor.
Pictured left: Prof. Andy Taylor led one of three discussions in Caldwell Lounge with students and faculty, following each presidential debate.
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Terrorism Study Helps Student Realize Passion for Psychology
Research on terrorism is not what Sarah Mills had in mind when she first enrolled at NC State. But conducting undergraduate research in forensic psychology helped the senior psychology major find her passion.
Alumna Joy Raintree Retains History at South Carolina's Redcliffe Plantation
Alumna Joy Raintree (M.A. public history) is in her 12th year as park manager at Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site in Beech Island, South Carolina. Overseeing the site's 400 acres of grounds, Raintree leads preservation projects, manages retail merchandise and provides input for historical programs she and her staff put on each year.
Parenting Influences Childhood Cognition – But Public Policy Can Help
In a study of factors that influence childhood cognition in the United States and Great Britain, researchers from NC State and California State University, Northridge find that the role of parents is more important than far-reaching public policies — but that public policies can make a difference.
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Nov 23, 2016 | Scholars Strategy Network: No Jargon Podcast
Thinking Outside the Kitchen
Home cooking isn't always all it's cracked up to be. Here's a more realistic account of the family dinner, and how money, time and gender norms impact how and when families eat. Sarah Bowen, sociology, featured.
Nov 23, 2016 | WUNC-FM
Movies on the Radio: Movies About Families
WUNC program host Frank Stasio discusses listeners' favorite movies about families, from "Parenthood" to "Star Wars" and lots in between. Marsha Gordon, film studies, featured.
Nov 23, 2016 | News and Observer
2004 NC Race May Have Set Precedent For Governor's Outcome
Governor Pat McCrory has asked for a recount even as election officials are still counting votes and reviewing challenges. With North Carolina's governor's race still undecided after two weeks, political observers are taking another look at the disputed 2004 election for state superintendent of public instruction. Andrew Taylor, political science, featured.
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RT @NCStatePsych: Senior Sarah Mills on how she found her passion through undergraduate research: https://t.co/mvGutyHXqH