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Tag: college of humanities and social sciences

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Jun 24, 2021

Study Highlights Racial Inequity in Health Care Access, Quality

States with higher levels of systemic racism also had bigger racial disparities regarding access to healthcare. 

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Jun 9, 2021

10 Earn NSF Early-Career Awards

Faculty members in five colleges are recognized by the National Science Foundation for the quality of their research as well as their leadership potential. 

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Jun 7, 2021

Nobody’s Been Studying Socially Isolated Kids. That’s a Problem.

Isolated kids cause fewer problems, so get less attention than kids who act out. But they face different risks. 

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Jun 3, 2021

You’re More Likely To Fight Misinformation if You Think Others Are Being Duped

The study suggests negative emotions may also play a role in the U.S. 

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Jun 2, 2021

Want To Talk About Prenups? Describe Them as Something Else

A recent study offers insights into how people can discuss this often taboo subject. 

young black man wearing a bookbag is smiling and confident

May 26, 2021

Can Racial Identity Protect Black Teens From Racism-Related Stress? It’s Complicated

94% of Black teens surveyed reported experiencing racism. 

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May 24, 2021

Helping Adults Navigate the Decision To Move Back in With Parents

A recent study offers insight into how adults can navigate the often awkward experience of moving back home. 

Twin sisters Iman, left, and Salam pose together at a Wolf Ears sculpture on campus and make wolf hands gestures. 

May 11, 2021

Twin Sisters Nurture Friendship, Individuality

Twin sisters Salam and Iman Ibrahim forged their own paths at NC State, discovering new passions while strengthening their bond.  

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Apr 20, 2021

Study Highlights Role of Physical, Mental Health in Cognitive Impairment

Preserving physical and mental health helps older adults experiencing cognitive impairment. 

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Apr 19, 2021

Study Shows Education Is Not Enough to Overcome Inequality

Social inequality persists, regardless of educational achievement – particularly for men. 

The Belltower at NC State.

Apr 15, 2021

NC State’s Julia Rudolph Wins Guggenheim Fellowship

The history professor is honored for her research into the history of gender, law and economics of early modern Europe. 

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Apr 7, 2021

Study Finds Those Late-Night Snacks May Be Hurting You at Work

Unhealthy eating behaviors at night can make people less helpful and more withdrawn the next day at work. 

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Mar 25, 2021

Analysis: Nonprofit Organizations Across the Country Are in Crisis

How many nonprofit organizations will disappear altogether? 

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Mar 16, 2021

Tired at the Office? Take a Quick Break. Your Work Will Benefit.

"Microbreaks" help people stay engaged with their work. 

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Mar 10, 2021

Borders, Politics and the First National Parks in South America

This story has it all: giant waterfalls, colonial ambitions, backfiring schemes, and a mysterious coded message.