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Month: February 2020

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Feb 28, 2020

Study: Corporate Tax Incentives Do More Harm Than Good to States

Researchers in NC State's School of Public and International Affairs find that most tax incentives aimed at attracting and retaining businesses leave states worse off. 

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Feb 27, 2020

Preserving History, Creating Opportunity

Fueled by their passion for Native American culture, Belinda and John Hester (History ’72) have established a scholarship to help underrepresented students at NC State. 

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Feb 24, 2020

NC State-Produced Documentary Wins Emmy Award

The Language and Life Project at NC State was honored for "Talking Black in America," a feature-length film that highlights the rich history of African-American English. 

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Feb 21, 2020

Study Highlights New Strategies For Helping Children Process Negative Emotions

A recent study from NC State psychologists highlights the potential value of spending time outdoors to help children regulate their emotions. 

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Feb 19, 2020

Health Care Leader Beth Villena

What can you do with an NC State degree in social work? Ask Beth Villena (BSW '89), director of the WakeMed Rehabilitation Hospital in Raleigh. 

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Feb 14, 2020

Study Highlights Complexity of Public Responses to Corporate Crises

Communication professor Yang Chang introduces a new tool that will help organizations respond to stakeholder concerns in the event of a crisis. 

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Feb 12, 2020

In Memoriam: Charlie Coe

Public administration professor emeritus Charlie Coe, “a leading light and a dear friend,” is fondly recalled for his expertise, mentorship and kindness. 

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Feb 11, 2020

In Memoriam: Tom Hester

English professor Tom Hester is remembered for his teaching, scholarship and passion for life. 

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Feb 10, 2020

My NC State Story: Adrian Z. Williams (Political Science ‘87, MALS ‘08)

With two degrees from our college, Adrian Z. Williams has immersed himself in a life of service. 

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Feb 6, 2020

Psychology Faculty Member Receives College’s First NSF CAREER Award

Psychology professor Kelly Lynn Mulvey will help foster inclusive environments for high school students interested in STEM fields through a National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded project.