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Tag: college of humanities and social sciences

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Nov 19, 2020

More Transparency Recommended for Gene-Edited Crops

NC State researchers suggest mechanism to provide more information about biotech crops and products. 

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Nov 10, 2020

Studies Outline Key Ethical Questions Surrounding Brain-Computer Interface Tech

Brain-computer interfaces are becoming more common, but ethical questions remain. 

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Oct 16, 2020

Brewing Up Ancient Beer

Exploring Mesopotamia's beverage of choice: beer. 

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Oct 8, 2020

In the Name of Freedom

Professor Victoria Gallagher and student diversity coordinator Joe Johnson are on the board of directors for the new Freedom Park planned for downtown Raleigh. 

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Oct 7, 2020

Eye of the Storm

An eight-week study-abroad program on global leadership gave a group of NC State students a front-row seat to corporate decision-making as Europe grappled with economic uncertainties and an emerging pandemic. 

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Oct 5, 2020

Caring For Others Is a Key Driver in Getting People to Use Chatbots for Mental Health

A new study assessed what would motivate people to use chatbots for mental health services in the wake of a mass shooting. 

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Oct 1, 2020

How Steak-umm Became a Social Media Phenomenon During the Pandemic

How a brand of frozen meat products took social media by storm (and why that matters). 

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Sep 22, 2020

For Black Girls, Attitudes About Being Black Affect Risk of Depression

The messages Black girls hear at home about being Black women can affect their risk of depression. 

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Sep 15, 2020

Study Suggests Financial Holdings Influenced Key Votes For House Lawmakers

Many lawmakers have voted to support their financial interests, regardless of their politics. 

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Sep 9, 2020

As Collegiate Esports Become More Professional, Women Are Being Left Out

A new study finds women are being sidelined in collegiate esports. 

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Sep 8, 2020

Study Highlights Ties Between Racism and Activism in Black Youth

Experiences with racism are associated with increased social consciousness and social justice activism in Black youth. 

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Aug 31, 2020

Study Highlights Keys to Helping Dads Be There for Kids When They Don’t Have Custody

These factors help determine the extent to which fathers who don’t have custody are involved in their kids' lives. 

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Aug 25, 2020

Climate Change and the Challenge of Community Relocation

Climate change will profoundly affect where people live. It already is. 

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Aug 10, 2020

Knowledge Is Power: Learning More About COVID-19 Can Reduce Your Pandemic Stress

The more people know about COVID-19, the less pandemic-related stress they have. 

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Jul 30, 2020

Study Highlights Mental Health Risks Facing Healthcare Workers During Pandemic

Healthcare workers are struggling with mental-health challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic.