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Tag: Political Science

U.S. Capitol Building

Sep 24, 2020

Study Suggests Financial Holdings Influenced Key Votes For House Lawmakers

NC State political scientist Jordan Carr Peterson finds that many lawmakers have voted to support their financial interests, regardless of their politics. 

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Jul 1, 2020

My NC State Story: Logan Graham (Political Science ‘18, MIS ‘19)

With two degrees from our college, Logan Graham is prepared to start his career with the U.S. government. 

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Apr 27, 2020

From Mead to Hand Sanitizer: NC State Alumnus Transforms Business During Pandemic

Hear how James Boicourt (Political Science ‘06) has transformed his mead business to produce hand sanitizer during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Nov 7, 2019

A Meal and a Night Out

After learning about food insecurity at NC State, political science alumnus Richard “Gus” Gusler realized he had a resource to feed those hungry students: his restaurant, Players Retreat. 

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Sep 23, 2019

Study Abroad Spotlight: Megan Hern

Political science major Megan Hern spent a semester studying abroad in Oxford, United Kingdom. Learn more about her experience. 

Sep 12, 2019

My NC State Story: Seth Palmer (Political Science ‘08)

With a degree in humanities and social sciences, Seth Palmer has been able to explore everything from politics to realty. He shares what accomplishment really hit home. 

Aug 16, 2019

My NC State Story: Kyle Munn (Political Science ‘06)

With a degree in political science, Kyle Munn has had the opportunity to travel the world. She says NC State showed her how to connect with clients in unique ways. 

Dec 20, 2018

Study Abroad Spotlight: Brooke Caldwell

Political science and sociology double-major Brooke Caldwell spent a semester studying abroad in Puebla, Mexico. Learn more about her experience. 

Dec 7, 2018

NC State Experts Weigh In on Controversial Ninth Congressional District Voter Fraud Allegations

Salon spoke with NC State political scientists Mark Nance and Steven Greene about the controversial ninth district congressional election, and the likelihood of a second election due to voter fraud allegations there. 

Nov 27, 2018

It’s Time to Amend NC’s Constitutional Amendment Process

In an opinion piece, NC State political scientist Jim Zink discusses the processes by which amendments to the state's constitution might best be approached.