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computer-generated image of what the inside of St. Paul's Cathedral would have looked like in 1622, looking up from the floor toward the vaulted ceiling in the cathedral's tower

Oct 18, 2021

Recreating the Sights and Sounds of 17th Century London

The project, which is led by English professor John Wall, helps us place the art, literature and history of the period into context. 

Group of faculty standing in front of School of Social Work building.

Oct 7, 2021

New Training Program Aids Effort to Reduce Overdoses

An NC State specialist certificate program — a team effort among several Humanities and Social Sciences groups — is helping paraprofessionals around the state tackle opioid-use disorder in their communities. 

Rafeeat Aliyu and Meghan Tanaka sit beside each other on a bench on campus and discuss creative writing.

Oct 1, 2021

“Community Matters Here”: Inside NC State’s Creative Writing MFA Program

NC State’s MFA in Creative Writing program is devoted to tangible creative output and is informed by a mixture of classroom instruction, peer support and faculty mentorship. 

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Sep 27, 2021

Vaccine Q&A: Do I Have a Moral Obligation to Wear a Mask or Get Vaccinated?

What are our moral obligations in the face of COVID-19? NC State professor and bioethicist Karey Harwood weighs in. 

Elena Williamson in front of a grassy background on the Court of North Carolina

Sep 21, 2021

Opportunity to Explore

A new scholarship named after Rebecca Leonard, an associate professor emerita of communication, is opening doors for students in NC State's Exploratory Studies program. The first recipient, Elena Williamson, is exploring a potential major in international studies and a minor in Spanish. 

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Sep 9, 2021

One Way Some Drug Prosecutions May Be Hurting Public Health

A new study suggests "drug-induced homicide" laws can exacerbate public health problems. Jennifer Carroll, an assistant professor of medical anthropology at NC State, explains the concerns. 

night-time photo shows two lines of traffic, one moving toward the camera, and one moving away from the camera

Sep 2, 2021

Study: Benefits Outweigh Risks for Autonomous Vehicles – As Long As You Regulate Them

NC State researchers find that the potential benefits of autonomous vehicles could substantially outweigh the risks. 

button that reads 'access' has been skewed to make it difficult to understand. the image suggests that access is out of focus, or is not quite there

Aug 31, 2021

How Zoom Put Disabled Users in a Tough Spot (And What You Can Do About It)

Psychology doctoral student Courtney Wade, whose work focuses on cultural strategy, community engagement and digital design justice, discusses Zoom's latest updates. 

the Washington family posed together at Vaughn Towers

Aug 25, 2021

A Transformational Gift to Strengthen Community

The Washington Family Scholars Network Endowment will help the College of Humanities and Social Sciences enhance diversity and be purposeful in its recruitment, retention and support efforts, particularly initiatives focused on the Black or African American community. 

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Aug 19, 2021

Study Outlines Factors That Help Engage Nonresident Fathers in Child Welfare Efforts

NC State social work professor Qiana Cryer-Coupet highlights the need for more training to help service providers work more effectively with nonresident dads.