Stories From 2019

Apr 24, 2019

Legislative Interns Reflect on Their Time in the General Assembly

Students from NC State and local universities reflect on their internships at the North Carolina General Assembly and how it has provided new learning experiences in the field of political science.

Apr 16, 2019

Marijuana legalization – a rare issue where women are more conservative than men

NC State political scientist Steve Greene and colleague Laurel Elder examine the gender gap surrounding support for marijuana legalization.

Apr 2, 2019

Irwin Morris Named to Lead NC State’s School of Public and International Affairs

NC State’s School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) welcomes Irwin Morris as executive director, effective July 1, 2019. Morris comes to NC State from the University of Maryland at College Park, where he has served since 2007, most recently as chair of the Department of Government and Politics.

Mar 18, 2019

Unique Course Teaches About Climate, Campus

NC State students in an applied problem solving course explored climate action on campus.

Mar 15, 2019

MIS Student Becky Cibulskis Receives Peace Award

Master of International Studies student Becky Cibulskis has been named a recipient of Avi Schaefer’s 2019 Seek Peace and Pursue It Award.

Mar 8, 2019

MPA Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to our 2018 MPA Alumni Scholarship Award winners! Thanks to the generosity of the PA Alumni Society scholarship endowment, we were able to offer two scholarships this year to Mr. Levin Jones, and Mr. Adrian Day. These students are […]

Mar 7, 2019

Study Finds Nonprofit Partnerships Can Help Solve Bureaucratic Tangles

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

Mar 6, 2019

A Message from the Public Administration Chair

Friends, I encourage you to take a few minutes to explore our latest newsletter—when you see all that’s been going on in the department—your department—I know you’ll be glad you did! Let me kick things off with a few notes […]

Mar 6, 2019

Public Administration Faculty Spotlight, Dr. Jason Coupet

Jason’s research specializes in organizational economics and efficiency in the public and nonprofit sector. His recent publications in Nonprofit Management & Leadership and Applied Economics have refined the tools used to measure efficiency in the public and nonprofit sector. Jason […]

Mar 6, 2019

MPA Program Celebrates 50th Anniversary

The MPA program celebrated its 50th anniversary on April 13, 2018 at the Lonnie Poole Golf Course. Since our humble beginnings with the first graduating class of one, we have now graduated over 1,380 students. Our most senior alumni who […]