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Jan 26, 2022

7 Online Programs Rank Among Top 10 in U.S. News Rankings

NC State has long been recognized for the quality of its on-campus teaching, student support and research facilities. Now its online degree programs are on the rise. 

early 20th century photo of a Japanese couple sitting in chairs

Jan 18, 2022

The Future of History: How New Tools Tap Into Diverse Perspectives on the Past

Digital tools and technologies are unlocking new ways of helping us explore and understand our past. 

painting of the early 20th century industrial center in Youngstown, Ohio

Jan 11, 2022

Greening the Rust Belt: An Unexpected Link Between Manufacturing and Sustainability

Study highlights the role economic transitions play in fostering sustainability. 

Photo looks out across the water at a series of windmills and the smokestacks of a power plant

Dec 17, 2021

Voluntary Pledges Could Cut Utility GHG Emissions by a Third

About one-seventh of the promised cuts are mandated by state requirements. 

The 2021 NC State women's cross country team wins the NCAA Championship in Tallahassee, Florida.

Dec 9, 2021

Race to the Top

The Wolfpack women's cross country team makes history, bringing home the university's first national title in any sport since 1983. 

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Dec 8, 2021

Podcast: Digital Mapping and the Pandemic

Adriana de Souza e Silva talks about grassroots digital mapping of the pandemic in Brazil. 

Two children sit on a dock; one child is facing away, the other has her head bowed

Dec 8, 2021

Study Outlines Ways to Help Children Learn Forgiveness

Teaching children to understand other people’s perspectives could make it easier for them to learn forgiveness. 

Black man sitting on a city bench looking sad

Dec 6, 2021

Pandemic Stress Affects Black Adults More Than Their White Peers

The study also found younger white adults were less adversely affected by COVID stress than older white adults. 

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Dec 2, 2021

Studies of Children’s Stories Shows Differences in Russian, U.S. Approaches to Emotion

Russian parents are more likely than U.S. parents to read stories to their children that feature negative emotions. 

Professor Walt Wolfram.

Nov 17, 2021

Study of African American Language Wins Prestigious Linguistics Award

A research team led by Professor Walt Wolfram has been honored for its unprecedented research on how language changes during the first 20 years of life. 

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Nov 3, 2021

Study Highlights Challenges, Strategies for Students Recovering from Alcoholism

The study sheds light on uncertainties college students grapple with while trying to maintain their sobriety. 

school-aged child at desk, looking ahead with mouth open

Nov 2, 2021

New Tool Assesses How Well People Read Kids’ Emotions

The new technique shows that adults are often wrong when assessing the emotions of children. 

group of people at an outdoor party with one person standing apart from the others

Nov 1, 2021

Study IDs Strategies to Help Recovering Alcoholics

The study found six strategies recovering alcoholics use to negotiate social situations and remain sober. 

computer-generated image of what the inside of St. Paul's Cathedral would have looked like in 1622, looking up from the floor toward the vaulted ceiling in the cathedral's tower

Oct 5, 2021

Recreating the Sights and Sounds of 17th Century London

The project helps us place the art, literature and history of the period into context. 

a gavel rests on a table

Sep 1, 2021

One Way Some Drug Prosecutions May Be Hurting Public Health

A new study suggests "drug-induced homicide" laws can exacerbate public health problems.