External news stories featuring people and activities related to the College.
Sep 10, 2012
The strike that shut schools in Chicago on Monday illustrates a larger, national trend: Teachers unions are having a harder time getting what they want. Richard Kearney, political science, featured.
Sep 7, 2012
Odes to families - their values, their struggles to make ends meet, their efforts to protect their children - have been broadcast in nearly every political campaign in recent times. Steven Greene, political science, featured.
Sep 6, 2012
Language can be political, as Yankee politicians quickly find out when they try to pepper speeches with Southernisms like "y'all." Exploring the dialects of a changing South -- including North Carolina -- where transplants are influencing the language....
Aug 31, 2012
From the venues to the security to transportation, the Republican and Democratic conventions cost a lot of money, and taxpayers pick up a chunk of the tab. Steve Greene, political science, featured.
Aug 28, 2012
It wasn't supposed to be this way. When Jean Monnet and Paul-Henri Spaak conceived of the European Economic Community in the mid-1950s, they may not have wanted a European superstate. Andy Taylor, political science, featured.
Aug 25, 2012
With President Obama and Mitt Romney in a months-long dead heat, the hope for Romney is that the Republican National Convention, which kicks off tomorrow, provides a bump. Andrew Taylor, political science, featured.
Aug 23, 2012
A new paper from NC State University calls for more research on how to help homeless families with children who are facing mental-health problems. Mary Haskett, psychology, featured.
Aug 8, 2012
NC State researchers conducted the first nationally representative survey in the United States to gauge public opinion on the use of genetic manipulations to drive down mosquito populations and related diseases. Michael Cobb, political science, featured.
North Carolina's status as a presidential campaign swing state has brought with it a deluge of television advertising that most Tar Heel voters have never experienced. Steve Green, political science, featured.
Aug 7, 2012
In many respects, despite being a federal law, the onus of implementing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) falls on the states. Andrew Taylor, political science, featured.