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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 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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Aug 25, 2020

NC State Partner Bandwidth Helps Students Move From College to Careers

Bandwidth, based on NC State's Centennial Campus, will expand its headquarters and create 1,100 new jobs and $100 million in capital investment over the next eight years. 

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May 20, 2020

How Social Media Platforms Can Contribute to Dehumanizing Other People

A recent study highlights how social media can be used to normalize hate speech and dehumanize entire groups. 

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Apr 8, 2020

‘Fake News’ Increases Consumer Demands for Corporate Action

Study finds “fake news” inspires consumers to demand corrective action from companies. 

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Feb 12, 2020

Study Highlights Complexity of Public Responses to Corporate Crises

A new tool helps organizations respond to stakeholder concerns in the event of a crisis. 

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Jan 3, 2020

Research Offers New Way to Assess an Organization’s Public Relations

New tool allows organizations to better measure and describe its relationships with stakeholders. 

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Oct 16, 2019

Study Finds Brands Are Resilient Against ‘Fake News’ on Social Media

“Fake news” stories targeting corporations may be obnoxious, but a new study finds that they likely pose little threat to well-established brands. 

Apr 10, 2018

How Mediation Training Could Promote Student Resilience, Well-Being

Universities are searching for ways to help their students. Mediating training may be part of the answer. 

Feb 20, 2018

Study: Corporations Can Benefit from Altruism During a Crisis

Research finds that altruism – and social media – can help corporations cultivate trust with consumers on mobile devices during and after natural disasters, such as hurricanes. 

Jun 20, 2017

Communicating Science to Skeptical Audiences

Conveying scientific findings to a skeptical audience can be a daunting task. 

Jun 7, 2017

Research Within Reach

NC State scientists are reaching out to get the public involved in research, by sharing findings and involving everyone in the work of discovery. 

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Jun 7, 2017

Leadership in Public Science: Meet Jean Goodwin

Leadership in Public Science cluster member Jean Goodwin studies how scientists and the public communicate with each other. 

May 22, 2017

Field of ‘Sexting’ Research Finds Little to Worry About

A recent analysis of research into how so-called “sexting” may affect sexual behavior finds that it has little impact on sexual activity – but highlights significant shortcomings in the research itself.