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Mar 4, 2024

It’s Not Just You: Young People Look, Feel Older When They’re Stressed

A new study co-authored by Shevaun Neupert, professor of psychology, finds younger adults look and feel older on stressful days – but only on days when they also feel they have relatively less control over their own lives. 

Feb 27, 2024

Catch up with a Libraries student scholarship awardee: Nick Tobin

The sophomore criminology major hopes to follow his father into public service on a police force. 

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Feb 13, 2024

Studying the Impact of U.S. Penal System ‘Pay-to-Stay’ Policies

Until now, little research has been done on the impact these policies have on incarcerated people, their families, and their communities. Associate Professor of Sociology April Fernandes is co-leading a team that will analyze the policies. 

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Feb 9, 2024

Easy Things We Can Do to Cope With Traumatic Loss

A new study co-authored by P.h.D. student Caitlin Reynolds and professor of psychology Shevaun Neupert finds there are simple activities that help people improve their mood and emotional well-being after the traumatic loss of a loved one. 

Lily Rivas in the Talley Student Union.

Jan 25, 2024

The Cycle of Community

NC State program coordinator and social work alumna Lily Rivas plays a vital role in further cultivating the community that shaped her Wolfpack experience as a first-generation Ecuadorian American student. 

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Jan 24, 2024

Study: The More People Know About Pregnancy, the More Likely They Are to Support Access to Abortion

A new study co-authored by political science professor Steven Greene reveals that the more people know about pregnancy, the more likely they are to oppose legislation that limits women’s access to abortions – regardless of political ideology. 

NC State alumna Mary Chamblee ('17) has been an advocate for mental health services as both a student and employee of the university.

Jan 16, 2024

Giving Back to Support Mental Wellness

Communication and women's, gender and sexuality studies alumni Mary Chamblee has witnessed the impact of mental health services as both a student and employee at NC State. 

Jan 12, 2024

The Day King Addressed Campus — and the Klan Marched on Raleigh

English professor Jason Miller has discovered footage of the Ku Klux Klan marching in downtown Raleigh and Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. giving a speech in Reynolds Coliseum — both of which happened on the same day. 

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Dec 11, 2023

How a Failure to Understand Race Leads to Flawed Health Tech

A fundamental misunderstanding means the way many health devices are developed and tested can exacerbate racial health inequities. Associate professor of psychology and co-author of the study Vanessa Volpe helps explain. 

Dec 8, 2023

“Volya”

In Ukrainian, the word means “will.” Darya Levchenko ’19 MA and her fight to preserve the arts embody that spirit of Ukraine’s people.