Stories From 2017

Aug 28, 2017

Study: Reduced Performance Triggers Turnover for Nonprofit Executives

Nonprofit organizations that have declining expenditures — an indication of reduced operations — are more likely to seek new leadership, according to a new study by NC State researchers. 

Aug 16, 2017

7 Students Receive Prestigious Boren, Gilman Awards

Seven Humanities and Social Sciences students recently earned prestigous scholarships to study overseas. 

Aug 8, 2017

Meet Our New Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences welcomes a dozen new tenured and tenure-track faculty to its ranks for the 2017-2018 year. Their scholarship and research interests range from race and immigration to organizational health psychology and urban food systems of the ancient world.

Aug 7, 2017

James Whittaker (MPA ’85)

Alumnus James Whittaker explains how his Master of Public Administration degree allowed him to branch out to more challenging and satisfying endeavors.

Aug 7, 2017

Tracy Dixon (MPA ’04, MNR ’04)

Alumna Tracy Dixon discusses how her dual-degree exploration allowed her to weave sustainability into the fabric of NC State.

Aug 2, 2017

What Does Trump’s Climate Policy Mean for Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goals?

A new study from NC State researchers tackles a big question: how much of an impact could Trump's climate policies have?

Jun 26, 2017

Most State Pension Plans Paper Over Unfunded Liabilities

An analysis of state pension plans from across the country finds that the already troubling state of pension finances may be even worse than it first appears because many pension managers are making their plan's financial condition look better by perpetually putting off payments.

May 10, 2017

Meet Some of Our Outstanding 2017 Graduates

Our army of nearly 38,600 Humanities and Social Sciences alumni will grow even larger this spring, as nearly 1,000 of our undergraduate and graduate students earn NC State diplomas for their hard work. Meet a few of our outstanding graduates and see what's next for them after commencement.

May 4, 2017

Study Explores New Tools for the Conservation of At-Risk Species

Dr. Christopher Galik, associate professor in the Department of Public Administration at NC State, studies habitat exchange, a tool used for the conservation of at-risk species.

May 2, 2017

College Honors Its Exceptional Faculty

Humanities and Social Sciences faculty were recognized at the college's annual awards reception on April 25, 2017.