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Sep 19, 2023

How Education, Work and Motherhood Shape Women’s Life ‘Pathways’

Researchers, including Associate Professor of Sociology Anna Manzoni, found seven “pathways” that illustrate the way major life events can have long-term ripple effects for women. 

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Sep 15, 2023

Freedom Park Opening Is Special Moment for Professor

Victoria Gallagher, professor of communication, served on the park’s board of directors and has long been involved with the project. 

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Sep 13, 2023

Two Psychology Professors Elected American Psychological Association Fellows

NC State psychology professors Jing Feng and Kelly Lynn Mulvey have been elected American Psychological Association fellows. 

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Aug 31, 2023

26 Faculty Join Humanities and Social Sciences

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences welcomes 26 new tenured and tenure-track faculty to its ranks this academic year. 

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Aug 29, 2023

Potential Employers View Job Candidates Differently If They Post Online About Mental Health

Former psychology grad student Jenna McChesney and current professor of psychology Lori Foster discuss their new study that finds mental health disclosures can affect the way potential employers view job applicants. 

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Jul 21, 2023

How Partisan Politics Could Help Public Health

A new study suggests partisan politics can be used to encourage the public to get vaccinated. Co-author and professor of political science Steve Greene discusses the process and findings. 

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Jun 20, 2023

How to Tackle Conflict in the Workplace

Research can help address conflicts in a way that helps the bottom line and improves workplace culture. Professor and head of the Department of Communication Jessica Jameson discusses her book, Communication for Constructive Workplace Conflict

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Jun 13, 2023

World Languages and Cultures Head Ruth Gross Retires

After 20 years at NC State as head of the Department of World Languages and Cultures, Ruth Gross is retiring, effective July 1, 2023. 

Brody McCurdy, Walt Wolfram and Lydia Elrod stand together and laugh outside Tompkins Hall in the Court of North Carolina.

Jun 6, 2023

Linguistic Research Team Preserves Local Dialects and Culture

Linguists led by Walt Wolfram at NC State are studying language evolution in Chatham County, a historically rural area that's on the fast track for significant growth. 

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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.