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 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.
Apr 28, 2017
‘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.
Apr 21, 2017
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.
Apr 12, 2017
Simulating Migration Crises, Rogue Vessels, Ebola Outbreaks at the Libraries
“Winter Is Coming,” a two-day energy and security simulation training exercise for 50 Triangle-area university students interested in careers with intelligence agencies, recreated the kinds of situation rooms that a National Security Advisor runs in cases of a high-level security emergency—all in the safety of the Hunt Library’s visualization and collaboration spaces.
Feb 22, 2017
Celebrating the Extraordinary: Honoring Our Scholarship Recipients, Donors
Humanities and Social Sciences scholarship recipients got to meet the donors who make their awards possible at the college's annual luncheon honoring both groups on Feb. 16.
Feb 16, 2017
SPIA Welcomes New Faculty Member Dr. Jessica Liao
The School of Public and International Affairs welcomes its newest faculty member, Dr. Jessica Liao! Professor Liao previously taught at George Washington University and was a visiting fellow at Monash […]