Stories From 2017

Nov 6, 2017

Trump’s Ag Dept Reverses Course on Biotech Rules

Jennifer Kuzma, a social scientist who co-directs NC State's Genetic Engineering and Society Center, tells Science Magazine she is not surprised that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has withdrawn a plan to overhaul how it regulates biotechnology products such as genetically engineered crops.

Oct 8, 2017

Thank you, 9/11 Day of Service volunteers!

On Tuesday, September 19, 2017 several PS majors participated in the annual Activate Good 9/11 Evening Commemoration and Service Projects event in downtown Raleigh. Volunteers received a free tee shirt, transportation to the event, and the opportunity to serve the greater Raleigh community. Keep reading for details about the event and upcoming opportunities.

Oct 4, 2017

Interning with Paul Ryan on Capitol Hill

Jordan Kab, a junior in political science, spent spring of this year interning with Speaker of the House Paul Ryan in Washington, D.C. Read on to learn about his experience working on Capitol Hill and beyond.

Sep 27, 2017

Dr. Bruce McDonald Named Co-Editor-in-Chief of NASPAA’s Journal of Public Affairs Education

Dr. Bruce McDonald, associate professor of public budgeting and finance and director of the Masters of Public Administration program at NC State, is the new co-editor-in-chief of NASPAA's Journal of Public Affairs Education (JPAE).

Sep 19, 2017

Despite Dems’ deals with Trump, Hollywood resistance holds firm at Emmys

NC State Prof. Michael Cobb says the glimmers of cooperation between the president and Democrats may be driven by expediency.

Sep 5, 2017

Andy Taylor: GOP Is Right To Worry About Trump’s Performance

NC State political scientist Andy Taylor weighs the odds on outcomes for the 2018 mid-term elections in this opinion piece.

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 24, 2017

Alumna Proves Being a Full-time Mom and Student is Possible

NC State alumna Kara Hooser credits NC State’s online program and its faculty with putting her on a path to educational and career success.

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

Americans, Check For Warnings When Traveling Abroad

Learn about the country you're going to before you go, and prepare for the unexpected. Prof. Heidi Hobbs, director of NC State's Master's of International Studies program, offers advice for Americans planning to travel abroad.