To Lose Weight, and Keep It Off, Be Prepared to Navigate Interpersonal Challenges
A new study highlights an unexpected challenge for those who have made a new year’s resolution to lose weight: the people around you may consciously or subconsciously sabotage your efforts.
Two Pack Grads Playing in Super Bowl LI
Starting offensive guard Joe Thuney and reserve quarterback Jacoby Brissett both earned their degrees from NC State before heading off to play for the NFL's New England Patriots. Sunday, the two rookies hope to help their team win Super Bowl LI against the Atlanta Falcons in Houston.
Study Finds NC Coastal Officials Eschew Climate Planning Until They See Damage
A recent study finds that local officials in coastal North Carolina are unlikely to plan for the effects of climate change until they perceive a threat to their specific communities.
Study Finds Indie Rockers Face Business Communication Challenges
A new study finds indie rock musicians face significant business communication challenges, requiring them to develop skills that are probably not what they had in mind when they decided to make a career out of rock n’ roll.
Rediscover MLK’s Impact at ‘Experiencing King’
Next weekend, NC State is opening its doors for "Experiencing King," a two-day series of events that will give the public a chance to rediscover Martin Luther King Jr.'s impact on the state of North Carolina and the nation through stage drama, documentary film, recently unearthed audio archives, modern art and immersive technologies that re-create the experience of what it was like to attend two of King's landmark speeches in North Carolina.
SARS and the Communication Challenges of Global Public Health
The spread of the Zika virus has brought global attention to the issue of epidemics – and the international public health and communications challenges that go with them. Challenges that are similar to those posed by the SARS outbreak more than a decade ago.
Study Highlights ‘Emotional Labor’ of College Student-Athletes
A recent NC State study highlights the “emotional labor” required of collegiate student-athletes, which can leave student-athletes feeling powerless, frustrated and nervous.
Study: Social Media Use May Help Identify Students at Risk of Alcohol Problems
Research finds that having an “alcohol identity” puts college students at greater risk of having drinking problems – and that posting about alcohol use on social media sites is actually a stronger predictor of alcohol problems than having a drink.
Keon Pettiway — Ph.D. in communication, rhetoric and digital media — has been a key member of the Virtual MLK Project at NC State.
How Forecasting Water Reclamation Use Can Save Money, Water Resources
A changing climate and recent droughts in the South and West highlight the need to make the most of our limited water resources. One of the tools that can help the U.S. make efficient use of its water supplies is water reclamation – but utilities and water managers have sometimes struggled to deal with public perceptions of reclaimed water.