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Jul 6, 2020

What Ethical Models for Autonomous Vehicles Don’t Address – And How They Could Be Better

What happens if people use autonomous vehicles to do something bad? 

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Jul 6, 2020

Future Teachers More Likely to View Black Children as Angry, Even When They Are Not

A study of prospective teachers finds they are more likely to think Black children are angry, even when they are not. 

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Jun 16, 2020

What Is Juneteenth?

The roots of Juneteenth, or Emancipation Day, can be traced to Texas in 1865. 

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Jun 16, 2020

The New Normal: How Nonprofits Should Update Their Operations to Account for COVID-19

This checklist outlines what nonprofits need to do to adapt to the pandemic and financial crisis. 

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May 20, 2020

Life Blood: Why I Donate Platelets

In a first-person account of his experience donating platelets, Jeff Braden describes how a once-foreign concept transformed into an act of service — and why he continues to give during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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May 20, 2020

How Social Media Platforms Can Contribute to Dehumanizing Other People

A recent study highlights how social media can be used to normalize hate speech and dehumanize entire groups. 

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May 19, 2020

How COVID-19 May Affect Nonprofits (And What They Can Do About It)

More people are relying on nonprofits, but nonprofits have fewer resources. Now what? 

Sara Darwish and her mother, Shanna Darwish

May 4, 2020

Mother, Daughter Inspire Each Other From Day 1 to Graduation

A mother and daughter motivated each other as family and fellow NC State students while they worked toward their degrees. 

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Apr 20, 2020

Interventions Boost Abstinence, Condom Use for Black Teens

The finding draws on dozens of sexual health studies involving Black youth. 

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Apr 8, 2020

‘Fake News’ Increases Consumer Demands for Corporate Action

Study finds “fake news” inspires consumers to demand corrective action from companies. 

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Apr 1, 2020

How Can We Handle Stress and Stay Positive During a Pandemic?

There are things you can do to stay positive in the face of stress and change. 

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Mar 31, 2020

How Can I Tell Which Charity to Support During This Crisis?

How can we decide which organizations to support during a crisis? 

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Mar 25, 2020

To Stay Positive, Live in the Moment – But Plan Ahead

People who balance living in the moment with planning for the future are best able to cope with stress. 

Jan 14, 2020

Podcast: 1966 – MLK and the KKK in Raleigh

On July 31, 1966, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke in Reynolds Coliseum. Jason Miller explains why the event has been lost to history until now. 

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Nov 10, 2019

Connecting Veterans With Community

NC State offers a variety of resources and services to support those who have served our country.