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Adam Meade standing in a hallway

Jun 15, 2022

Blazing a New Trail

On the heels of inventing a game-changing personality test, Psychology Professor Adam Meade launched a startup company and recently won two national awards. 

south asian young man rides a motorized bike on a dirt street lined with small buildings

Jun 13, 2022

Creativity as Survival: Crowdsourcing Unexpected Ways We Use Technology

Communication researchers are seeking examples of how people use mobile, networked technologies to accomplish unexpected things. 

Chancellor Randy Woodson and Leigh-Kathryn Bonner

Jun 12, 2022

Chancellor Woodson Talks Bees, Entrepreneurship with Bee Downtown Founder

As part of the Red Chair Chats series, Chancellor Woodson interviews international studies alumna and Bee Downtown founder Leigh-Kathryn Bonner. 

woman at a political demonstration holds a sign reading "Grab em by the midterms"

May 31, 2022

New Studies Shed Light on Election-Related Stress

Anticipating stress related to elections can affect your emotional well-being before anything has even happened. 

Starr Gibens

May 17, 2022

Rising Starr

Political science and communication double-major Starr Gibens is an expert at putting thought into action. The first-generation college graduate came to NC State with a list of what she wanted to accomplish, and she has done so much more. 

Emma Carter receives the Phillips Award from Dean Phillips, the namesake of the award

May 17, 2022

Emma Carter Wins Student Media’s Inaugural Phillips Award

Emma Carter, a fourth-year student studying graphic design and English, was recently awarded the inaugural Dean Phillips Award for General Excellence. The award comes with a monetary prize made possible by support for the Student Media Enhancement Fund. 

an older man looks at his computer screen

May 12, 2022

Study Finds Realism a Key Factor in Driving Engagement with Virtual Reality Videos

Research from communication professor Alice Cheng finds that realism is a key factor in determining whether viewers engage with virtual reality (VR) videos – and that engagement is itself a key factor in determining whether viewers are interested in watching VR videos in the future. 

Lara Rabinowitz in her graduation cap and gown in front of the Memorial Belltower at Henry Square.

May 10, 2022

Weaving a Bright Future

Private support enabled Lara Rabinowitz ’22 to study on campus and abroad during her time at NC State, all while combining seemingly different majors in seamless ways. 

Loujain Al Samara in front of the Belltower in her cap and gown

May 10, 2022

A Perfect Circle

Park Scholar Loujain Al Samara ’22 pursued a broad range of experiences during her four years at NC State, and she graduates this May with a new understanding of what she has learned, how she has grown and what comes next — thanks to private support. 

Anna Jump, wearing her red graduation cap and gown, stands with her husband outside of Talley Student Union.

May 3, 2022

‘Dare to Dream,’ Student Speaker Tells Fellow Graduates

As the 2022 student commencement speaker, Anna Jump will encourage others to strive toward their goals and reach their dreams.