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Tag: college of humanities and social sciences

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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. 

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Unhealthy eating behaviors at night can make people less helpful and more withdrawn the next day at work.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

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Mar 2, 2021

Study Highlights Pitfalls Associated With ‘Cybervetting’ Job Candidates

So-called “cybervetting” almost certainly introduces bias and moral judgment into the hiring process. 

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Feb 23, 2021

Study Finds Risk Communication Targeting Younger Adults May Have Biggest Impact

On average, the younger you are, the less you are doing to reduce COVID-19 risk. 

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Feb 22, 2021

Study Suggests Teacher-Student Bonds May Be Especially Important for Homeless Kids

A strong bond with teachers may make kids more resilient. 

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Feb 16, 2021

Study Sheds Light on How People Cope With Health Challenges and Medical Debt

Communication is an important part of how we deal with health and financial uncertainty.