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.
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.
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.
College Honors Its Exceptional Faculty
Humanities and Social Sciences faculty were recognized at the college's annual awards reception on April 25, 2017.
Add value to your degree with internships
Senior Political Science major Adonna Biel shares insight on the importance of engaging in internships
Highlights from the discussion, “Media’s Influence on Public Opinion”
Media influence on public opinion has become a highly debated topic since the presidential election. On March 14, 2017 in Caldwell G 111, Dr. Greene and Dr. Taylor debated each other on this topic. Both political science faculty members presented interesting arguments. We have captured some highlights in case you missed the event.
Thank you and farewell, Dr. Kessler!
On April 28, Dr. Sanford Kessler, our outstanding political theory professor, gave his last lecture at NC State. As the spring semester was finishing off, PS major Shannon Bullis had the opportunity to sit down with Dr. Kessler to discuss his career, what he’s learned from his time here at State, and his future plans.
“Oh, the places you’ll go!” May 2017 graduates share their post-NC State plans
Tessa Loazer, Cody Long, Charles Gray, Ayana Parker, Brandon Hien, Harrison Broadbent, and Chris Broughton graciously shared their post-NC State plans on a forum on the new PS Advising Moodle page.
‘Making Online Learning the Best It Can Be’
Since her online teaching journey began in 2003, NC State professor Amanda Edwards has learned a great deal about what students want and expect from both online and face-to-face courses. In addition to being a teaching associate professor of political science in the School of Public and International Affairs, Edwards directs the Leadership in the Public Sector online bachelor’s degree program.
Training the Next Generation of Nuclear Security Experts
The Consortium for Nonproliferation Enabling Capabilities does crucial work in training the next generation of experts in nuclear security policy. One of the leaders of that effort is NC State political science professor Bill Boettcher.