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Apr 24, 2023

What Makes Someone Likely to Be a First-Gen College Grad? Money.

Sociology professor Anna Manzoni is first author on the study that highlights the challenges facing young people who want to attend college, as well as how difficult it is for individuals to move up the socioeconomic ladder. 

Court of North Carolina

Apr 7, 2023

Denis Provencher Named Associate Dean for Interdisciplinary Affairs, Partnerships

NC State’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences has named Denis Provencher associate dean for interdisciplinary affairs and partnerships, effective July 1. 

Holladay Medal

Apr 3, 2023

Two Faculty Win Holladay Medal

Two faculty members received the Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence, the highest honor bestowed by NC State and the university’s Board of Trustees. Mary Haskett, professor of psychology, is one of the honorees. 

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Mar 30, 2023

Jim Michnowicz Named Department Head for World Languages and Cultures

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences has named Jim Michnowicz head of the Department of World Languages and Cultures, effective July 1. 

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Mar 28, 2023

Andrea M. Leverentz Named Department Head for Sociology and Anthropology

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences has named Andrea M. Leverentz Head of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, effective July 1. 

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Mar 27, 2023

How is AI Changing How We Write and Create?

Three English professors offer insights on artificial intelligence’s impact on writing, art, creativity, authenticity and more. 

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Mar 24, 2023

Worrying About Election Stress Can Harm Your Health – Here’s What You Can Do About It

The study found anticipating stress related to elections causes adverse physical health effects. However, it also found there is something people can do to mitigate those negative effects. 

boy receives a vaccine shot from a woman

Mar 9, 2023

COVID Fears and Long-Term Planning Play Key Roles in Vaccine Hesitancy

A key variable in vaccine hesitancy is a psychological trait called proactive coping, which refers to a person’s tendency to think about and plan for the future. Read about this study, which was co-authored by psychology professor Shevaun Neupert. 

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Mar 1, 2023

Study Finds Parents Serve as a Safety Net as Grown Kids Navigate the Workforce

The study highlights the challenges facing young adults who do not have access to parental support. 

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Feb 13, 2023

History Professors Earn National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships

Two NC State history professors received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities to research and write books that advance their scholarship.