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Sep 29, 2016

MIS Students Explore Washington, D.C.

A group of nine students in the Master of International Studies program visited Washington, D.C. to meet with representatives from various intelligence agencies. The trip was funded through the Intelligence Community Centers for Academic Excellence (IC-CAE) grant.

Sep 22, 2016

Political Science Student Participates in College Debate 2016

Harrison Preddy, a political science major at NC State, recently participated in College Debate 2016. The program identifies youth issues and inspires young voters to engage in the presidential election. After months of debates, College Debate 2016 achieved its goal of developing questions for moderators to ask at the presidential debates.

Aug 15, 2016

Alumna Balances Environment with Economic Development at TVA

Navigating the mires of federal bureaucracy and the mountains and valleys of the southeastern United States is all in a day’s work for alumna Brenda Brickhouse, vice president of environment and energy policy at the TVA, or Tennessee Valley Authority.

Jul 20, 2016

Alum Takes Fight for Transgender Rights to Political Conventions

A public service spot urging legal protections for transgender Americans features NC State political science alumna Alaina Kupec. The TV ad airs during the upcoming national political conventions.

Jun 1, 2016

Nonprofit Executive Turnover more Turbulent than Previously Thought

Research from an NC State public administration professor finds that turnover among executive leaders at nonprofit organizations is often plagued by problems, with very few transitional periods mirroring the scenarios painted in the professional literature.

May 10, 2016

Looking for an Oasis in America’s Food Deserts

Doctoral student Sherrie Godette investigated government intervention into food deserts — low-income population areas where residents have limited access to grocery stores. We asked her about her research and what it tells us about the state of food access.

Apr 19, 2016

No Objections in Mock Trial

As students enter NC State they have many choices to make which include their major of study and future career goals. Nevertheless, some students decide to go above and beyond by also participating in student organizations. The Mock Trial team is a student organization in the Department of Political Science in the School of Public and International Affairs.

Mar 21, 2016

Safety and Security Challenges of Nuclear Energy in the 21st Century

On March 17 a panel was brought together of prominent experts from industry, government, the policy community, and international law. The panel consisted of Charles D. Ferguson, President of Federation of American Scientist, William D. Johnson, President and CEO of Tennessee Valley Authority, John F. Ahearne,