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Jul 14, 2020

What Ethical Models for Autonomous Vehicles Don’t Address – And How They Could Be Better

What happens if people use autonomous vehicles to do something bad? Philosophy and science, technology and society professor Veljko Dubljevic explains the ethical concerns. 

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Jul 9, 2020

Future Teachers More Likely to View Black Children as Angry, Even When They Are Not

According to NC State psychologists, a study of prospective teachers found they are more likely to think Black children are angry, even when they are not. 

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Jun 25, 2020

We Are the Wolfpack: Meet Akram Khater

The distinguished professor of history spearheads a massive effort to preserve the history and culture of Lebanese Americans. 

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Jun 22, 2020

The New Normal: How Nonprofits Should Update Their Operations to Account for COVID-19

A checklist created by public administration students outlines what nonprofits need to do to adapt to the pandemic. 

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Jun 19, 2020

Supporting Academic Continuity

Humanities and Social Sciences faculty and university partners are helping colleagues with their academic continuity questions in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Jun 18, 2020

What Is Juneteenth?

Susanna Lee, an associate professor of history, explains the roots of Juneteenth, or Emancipation Day. 

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Jun 8, 2020

Melanie Flowers Elected Chair of Council of Student Body Presidents

NC State student body president and communication major Melanie Flowers has been elected to serve as chair of the Council of Student Body Presidents for the UNC System. 

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May 27, 2020

Interview with Tara Di Cassio

After graduating from NC State, Tara Di Cassio (International Studies '14) pursued the Boren Fellowship to study abroad in Jordan. 

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May 22, 2020

How Social Media Platforms Can Contribute to Dehumanizing Other People

Communication professor Jessica Jameson examines how social media can be used to normalize hate speech and dehumanize entire groups. 

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May 21, 2020

Life Blood: Why I Donate Platelets

In a first-person account of his experience donating platelets, Dean Jeff Braden describes how a once-foreign concept transformed into an act of service — and why he continues to give during the COVID-19 pandemic.