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Sep 10, 2018

Changing the Landscape of Graduate Education

Problems related to food, energy and water are becoming increasingly complex. NC State is taking a new approach to prepare the scientists who will solve them. 

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May 30, 2018

Study Links Parental Support and Career Success of Children

A recent study finds young people who get financial support from their parents have greater professional success, highlighting one way social inequality is transmitted across generations. 

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May 3, 2018

Meet Some of Our Outstanding 2018 Graduates

Our community of 40,000 alumni will grow even larger this spring, as nearly 1,000 Humanities and Social Sciences undergraduate and graduate students earn NC State diplomas for their hard work. 

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Mar 28, 2018

38 Students Showcase Graduate Research at NC State Symposium

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences had 38 presenters and six award winners at this year's NC State Graduate Student Research Symposium. 

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Dec 12, 2017

Year in Review: Our Top Stories of 2017

It's been a busy year for the college. Take a look back at some of our top stories of 2017. 

May 17, 2017

Report: Increasing Monetary Penalties in Justice System May Cost Taxpayers

Monetary sanctions designed to help fund the justice system may actually cost state and local governments more than they bring in. 

May 15, 2017

Stress Can Trigger Uptick in Illegal Drug Use for Those on Parole, Probation

A recent study finds that even small, day-to-day stressors can cause an increase in illegal drug use among people on probation or parole who have a history of substance use. 

May 8, 2017

Students, Alumni Selected for Prestigious Fulbright Grants

Six Humanities and Social Sciences students and alumni will teach English or conduct research abroad after winning prestigious Fulbright grants for the 2017-18 academic year. 

Apr 4, 2017

Pilot Project Offers Blueprint for Addressing Mental Health Needs of Homeless Children

Research from NC State outlines the lessons learned from a five-year pilot project designed to meet the mental health needs of children in homeless families — and could serve as a blueprint for similar efforts around the country. 

Mar 27, 2017

Photo Gallery: Graduate Research on Display at Annual Symposium

More than 40 Humanities and Social Sciences students displayed their scholarship at the 12th Annual NC State Graduate Student Research Symposium.