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Sep 7, 2022

Exploring the Social, Ethical Sides of Microbiome Engineering

NC State will play a key role in a new National Science Foundation center by examining the societal, ethical and policy implications of microbiome engineering advancements. 

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May 24, 2022

Building Cultural Bridges, Making Global Connections

MPA alumna Lorena Patterson connects people and cultures through her cultural proficiency training firm. 

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Sep 10, 2020

Tom Birkland’s “After Disaster” Recognized for its Enduring Contributions

Birkland's book was honored for its remarkable and ongoing relevance — including during a global pandemic. 

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Sep 1, 2020

Climate Change and the Challenge of Community Relocation

Climate change will profoundly affect where people live. As public administration professor Christopher Galik explains — it already is. 

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Feb 12, 2020

In Memoriam: Charlie Coe

Public administration professor emeritus Charlie Coe, “a leading light and a dear friend,” is fondly recalled for his expertise, mentorship and kindness. 

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Jul 22, 2019

Jeffrey Diebold Named Chair, Department of Public Administration

NC State’s Department of Public Administration welcomes Jeffrey Diebold as chair, effective July 1, 2019. 

Apr 4, 2019

Unique Course Teaches About Climate, Campus

Through a unique problem solving course in public administration, a group of NC State students learned about the university’s climate efforts and developed recommendations for future work. 

Mar 25, 2019

Study Finds Nonprofit Partnerships Can Help Solve Bureaucratic Tangles

New NC State research suggests some nonprofits may better serve their constituents by partnering with public institutions in order to navigate bureaucracy and access services more efficiently. 

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Mar 14, 2019

How To Pick The Right Thrift Store For All The Stuff That Didn’t Spark Joy

Now that Marie Kondo has convinced you to tidy up, what do you do with all that stuff? Public administration professor Amanda Stewart has answers. 

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Feb 4, 2019

Diversity in Law Enforcement: 5 Questions With Raleigh’s Chief of Police

Raleigh's police chief and NC State alumna Cassandra Deck-Brown says diversity and community engagement are keys to effective policing.