Sep 20, 2011
How People Feel About Diversity And ‘Neighborhood Schools': It’s Complicated
Editor’s Note: The Wake County Board of Education has been the subject of intense scrutiny in recent years as it debates issues related to diversity and “neighborhood schools,” and voters are preparing for board elections […]
Apr 21, 2011
Earth Day: Global Research Challenges
For more than 40 years, Earth Day has been a call to arms to appreciate and protect our natural environment. In order to accomplish that mission, we must first understand the challenges threatening our environmental health and sustainability.
Apr 18, 2011
Earth Day: Research Challenges
For more than 40 years, Earth Day has been a call to arms to appreciate and protect our natural environment. Improving our understanding of the environment is an essential component of that mission. With that […]
Mar 23, 2011
Avast! Legal Confusion May Help Pirates Avoid The Plank
Forget Captain Jack Sparrow. Today’s maritime pirates aren’t swashbuckling antiheroes, they are gun-toting kidnappers, extortionists and murderers. And their numbers are swelling, not diminishing. New research highlights one of the factors contributing to international piracy […]
Dec 8, 2010
Milk, Bread, Researchers: Stocking Up On Disaster Experts
September 11. The Gulf oil spill. Earthquakes in Haiti and Chile. The 2004 tsunami. Given the stakes involved, you would think that research into hazards and disasters (H&D) would be teeming with hordes of young […]
Nov 15, 2010
Junior Jenna Wadsworth won election to the Wake County Soil and Water Conservation District at age 21, making her the state's youngest elected official. Find out why more than 112,000 voters said, "Run, Jenna, run."
Nov 12, 2010
Putting Education into Practice
Running for public office is not for the faint of heart of any age. But what if you're 21 years old, and a full-time, double-major, Dean's-list student? Meet NC State junior - and newly elected Wake County Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor - Jenna Wadsworth.
Aug 4, 2010
Keep On Playing Those Mind Games
Video games aren’t just kid stuff any more. It is a multibillion dollar industry that has branched out from entertainment into areas such as educational software. Now researchers are working on ways that video games […]
Jun 21, 2010
Moog to Chair Political Science
Dr. Bob Moog will become chair of the Department of Political Science on Aug. 1.
May 4, 2010
Yes To ‘Fantastic Voyage,’ No To Steve Austin
How comfortable are you with the idea of doctors using nanotechnology in your body? If you are like most people, the answer is “It depends.” A new national survey finds that people are much more […]