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Month: May 2019

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May 29, 2019

The Message That Addiction Is a Disease Makes Substance Users Less Likely to Seek Help

Research from NC State psychologists finds that people with substance-use problems who read a message describing addiction as a disease are less likely to report wanting to engage in effective therapies, compared to those who read a message that addiction behaviors are subject to change. 

May 16, 2019

Celebrating Our College Staff

The college recently recognized and celebrated its staff for their contributions, expertise and commitment. 

May 15, 2019

Walt Wolfram Accepted Into American Academy of Arts and Sciences

The linguistics professor joins a selective organization that recognizes leaders in various fields and disciplines. 

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May 8, 2019

The Ethics and Challenges Surrounding Neuroenhancement

New work from philosophy professor Veljko Dubljevic explores the ethics of neuroenhancement and calls for legal and regulatory oversight of the emerging technologies. 

Ruhama Wolle stands in her red cap and gown in front of the NC State belltower

May 3, 2019

Student Commencement Speaker Reflects on Failure, Redemption

When communication major Ruhama Wolle steps up to the podium to give NC State's student commencement speech on Saturday, May 11, she will do so with great pride, and with great humility. 

A hand holds up an archival photo of NC State's Tompkins Hall, in front of the Tompkins Hall of today.

May 1, 2019

Then and Now: Alumni Share Their Stories

The road leads in myriad ways after graduation. See where it’s taken some of our amazing alumni. 

Lisa Withers and Sylvia West stand on Hargett Street in downtown Raleigh, pointing at a building.

May 1, 2019

Student Documents Green Book Sites Across North Carolina

Through her work with the North Carolina Green Book Project, doctoral student Lisa Withers collects experiences of African American travelers during the Jim Crow era. 

People walk down a fishing pier along the ocean.

May 1, 2019

Quiz: Moms, Dads and Politics

Whether you’re a parent, a political junkie or just plain curious, take this quiz developed by NC State political scientist Steven Greene. 

Wearing a jacket and scarf, Veljko Dubljevic looks off into the distance.

May 1, 2019

Exploring the Ethics of Moral Enhancement

Can a pill make people more moral? Philosophy professor Veljko Dubljevic explores this question and others through his research. 

NC State professor Nick Robins holds a small shoven and plastic bags.

May 1, 2019

Photo Gallery: Experts in Action

Our college has experts in topics ranging from environmental policy to aging, teen health and economic development. See how they make an impact in communities near and far.