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Lauren Pressley smiles in a headshot photograph.

Oct 5, 2018

My NC State Story: Lauren Pressley (Communication ’02; Philosophy ’03)

Lauren Pressley says her social sciences and humanities degrees gave her "an appreciation for nuance, logic and the complex systems of knowledge production" — and for using the library. 

Matt Starr smiles in a posed headshot.

Oct 1, 2018

My NC State Story: Matt Starr (Communication ’16)

Matt Starr says that at NC State, he found a purpose, and found his voice. He published his first book in 2018. 

Leigh Ann Caldwell stands inside the Capitol Building

Sep 12, 2018

Where Are They Now? Alumna Leigh Ann Caldwell

Leigh Ann Caldwell was a distance swimmer for the Wolfpack as a communication major, and today, she’s in the rough-and-tumble world of covering Congress and politics as a reporter for NBC News. 

May 25, 2017

Sexting Not a Health Risk, Study Shows

Engaging in sexting doesn't say anything about someone's other sexual activity, according to NC State Department of Communication researchers Kami Kosenko and Andy Binder. It doesn't indicate the number of partners someone might have, whether or not they'll use protection, or even if they'll have sex at all, the study shows. 

May 24, 2017

How Google Street View Became Fertile Ground for Artists

Google Street View has provided fodder for artists of all stripes, inspiring a range of creative works that include photographic curation, music videos and impromptu performances. NC State Assistant Professor of Communication Chris Ingraham asks, "What exactly is it about Google Street View that makes it so appealing to creative types?" 

Dr. Lynsey Romo

May 24, 2017

The Academic Minute: Thin Stigma

Are your friends keeping you overweight? NC State University's Lynsey Romo, assistant professor of communication, discusses how wanting to fit in at mealtime could lead to gaining back all that weight you just lost. 

Feb 7, 2017

Is Someone Sabotaging Your Weight Loss Goals?

A new study by an NC State professor explores how to sidestep "lean stigma" while losing weight. Lynsey Romo, Communication, featured. 

Sep 9, 2016

Experiencing King Weekend Features Unique Performances, Exhibits

Incorporating stage drama, documentary film, audio archives, contemporary art and immersive technologies, Experiencing King at NC State celebrates the civil rights vision of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as it played out in North Carolina — the subject of innovative digital humanities research by NC State professors Dr. Jason Miller and Dr. Victoria J. Gallagher. 

Aug 16, 2016

From Competition to Exhibition: Arts in the Olympic Games

Gold medals for music? NC State communication professor Chris Ingraham writes about the Olympic history of arts competitions and how they were phased out. 

Jun 24, 2016

Study: ‘Emotional Labor’ Can Take a Toll on Student-Athletes

The “emotional labor” required of collegiate student-athletes can leave them feeling powerless, frustrated and nervous, according to a new study from NC State's Department of Communication.