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Oct 17, 2022

Beasley, Budd and the Nationalization of North Carolina Politics

What stands out about the U.S. Senate race in North Carolina? 

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Oct 10, 2022

Mathematical Formula Tackles Complex Moral Decision-Making in AI

The work focused on technologies in which humans interact with AI programs. 

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Oct 6, 2022

Language Skills and Helping Hands

VOLAR matches Spanish-speaking students with consulates, schools and organizations in the Raleigh area that need interpretation and other services. 

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Sep 29, 2022

Study Finds Law Enforcement Is Hampering Harm Reduction Programs in N.C.

The study finds law enforcement is not uniformly recognizing legal protections for people who make use of harm reduction programs. 

Krupa Bharodiya and Kelis Johnson

Sep 27, 2022

Bharodiya, Johnson Selected for Inaugural Obama-Chesky Scholarship

Two members of the Wolfpack have earned a new scholarship from the Obama Foundation, which supports students pursuing careers in public service. 

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Sep 14, 2022

The Rise of ‘Anti-Politics’ and Why We Need to Reconsider Political Life

How did politics get its bad rap? Why does that matter? And what can we do about it? 

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Sep 13, 2022

Study Outlines Steps To Reduce ‘Cybervetting’ Bias in Hiring

Failing to regulate cybervetting can introduce bias into hiring processes and hurt a company’s bottom line. 

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Sep 7, 2022

Exploring the Social, Ethical Sides of Microbiome Engineering

How could (and should) we reduce the number of harmful microbes while encouraging beneficial ones? 

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Aug 24, 2022

SPIA’s Griffin Named Fulbright Distinguished Chair

The prestigious award gives Clifford Griffin the opportunity to conduct research on the challenges to democracy in Latin America and the Caribbean. 

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Aug 9, 2022

Study Uncovers How Blind and Visually Impaired Individuals Navigate Social Challenges

The study shows a range of uncomfortable situations people living with blindness encounter due to interpersonal communication challenges. 

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Jul 7, 2022

Chancellor Woodson Talks Wolfpack Fandom, Jams Out With American Aquarium

In episode three of Red Chair Chats, Chancellor Woodson interviews BJ Barham, an NC State alum and lead singer of the band American Aquarium. 

Chancellor Woodson and Leigh-Kathryn Bonner sit down for an interview at the Bee Downtown offices.

Jun 8, 2022

Chancellor Woodson Talks Bees, Entrepreneurship With Bee Downtown Founder

In episode four of Red Chair Chats, Chancellor Woodson interviews NC State alumna and Bee Downtown founder Leigh-Kathryn Bonner. 

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Jun 8, 2022

Blazing a New Trail

On the heels of inventing a game-changing personality test, Psychology Professor Adam Meade launched a startup company and recently won two national awards. 

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Jun 7, 2022

Creativity as Survival: Crowdsourcing Unexpected Ways We Use Technology

The researchers are seeking examples of how people use mobile, networked technologies to accomplish unexpected things. 

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Jun 1, 2022

New Tool Helps Older Adults Monitor ‘Attentional Performance’ During Driving

Researchers have demonstrated the tool can predict which drivers are at increased risk of having accidents.