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Month: March 2020

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Mar 31, 2020

How Can I Tell Which Charity to Support During This Crisis?

Nonprofits need our help. But how can we determine which organizations to support? Public administration professor Amanda J. Stewart offers some advice. 

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Mar 30, 2020

Langston Hughes – Domestic Pariah, International Superstar

English professor Jason Miller gives a look at the life of Langston Hughes, a leading figure of the Harlem Renaissance and an uncompromising voice for social justice. 

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Mar 26, 2020

To Stay Positive, Live in the Moment – But Plan Ahead

New research from NC State psychologists finds that people who balance living in the moment with planning for the future are best able to cope with stress. 

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Mar 25, 2020

Tips for Setting Up Your Home Workspace

Psychology professor Doug Gillan shares ideas for staying focused and productive when working remotely. 

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Mar 19, 2020

My NC State Story: Larry Bliss (Speech Communication ‘77, Adult and Community College Education ‘05)

Alumnus Larry Bliss says his NC State coursework in oral interpretation and modern drama led him to a dream career — playwriting. 

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Mar 18, 2020

Tips for Students to Prepare for Online Learning

How can students prepare to be successful in a new online environment? Check out these tips and tricks. 

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Mar 5, 2020

My NC State Story: Christina Stathopoulos (Science, Technology and Society ‘12)

With a degree in science, technology and society, Christina Stathopoulos is an emerging thought leader in big data and advanced analytics. She says NC State allowed her to pursue her passions — and discover new ones. 

cover of Baby Dragon, Baby Dragon!

Mar 3, 2020

Wolfpack Writers: Melissa Marr

We caught up with English alumna Melissa Marr to learn more about her children's book "Baby Dragon, Baby Dragon!"