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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. 

Aug 26, 2017

One in Five Women With Postpartum Disorders Do Not Seek Help

A recent study from NC State psychologists Betty-Shannon Prevatt and Sarah Desmarais finds that 21 percent of recent moms with postpartum mood disorders such as anxiety and depression do not disclose their symptoms to healthcare providers. 

Jul 11, 2017

Why We Need Federal Funding of Social Science Research

NC State's Dean Braden says federal funding is critical for social science research: these funds save money — not to mention lives. 

Dr. Lynsey Romo

May 24, 2017

The Academic Minute: Thin Stigma

Are your friends keeping you overweight? NC State University's Lynsey Romo, assistant professor of communication, discusses how wanting to fit in at mealtime could lead to gaining back all that weight you just lost. 

May 22, 2017

The Academic Minute: Students and Critical Thinking

Critical thinking is an important skill for students and can reduce belief in pseudoscience. Anne McLaughlin, associate professor of psychology at NC State University, explores the best way to impart this skill to a class. 

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.