humanities and social sciences

Nov 16, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff

Severin Named Head of English Department

Laura Severin, a longtime faculty member and administrator at NC State, takes the helm of the English department in January.

Nov 1, 2017  |  The Abstract

Exploring Queen Victoria’s Lost Garden Pavilion in 3D

An interdisciplinary team of researchers has virtually reconstructed a lost piece of Victorian history.

Nov 1, 2017  |  The Abstract

Training the Next Generation of Behavioral Health Professionals

NC State’s Department of Social Work has received two federal grants totaling $3.1M to train the next generation of integrated behavioral health and primary care providers.

Oct 19, 2017  |  The Abstract

Study Finds Grad Students Benefit From Industry-University Collaborations

A new study finds graduate students garner professional benefits from being trained as part of research consortia that bring together university and industry partners.

Oct 12, 2017  |  Campus Life

Class Trip Explores People’s History of Civil Rights

History comes alive for students in NC State’s popular Topics in History and Memory course. Professor Katherine Mellen Charron recounts lessons learned on a recent class trip to historic sites in the ongoing struggle for African-American civil rights in North Carolina.

Oct 10, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Changes in Perspective May Affect How Useful Drones Really Are

A recent study finds users have trouble utilizing images from drones to find the position of objects on the ground.

Oct 9, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Research IDs Key Factors That Help Women Ex-Convicts Avoid Recidivism

New research identifies four factors that help women ex-convicts avoid committing crimes, offering insights that can be used to help former inmates integrate more successfully into their communities after time in prison.

Oct 6, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Sensitivity to Time Improves Performance at Remotely Controlling Devices

A new study finds that people who are more sensitive to the passage of time are better at accounting for the latency – or time lag – inherent in remotely controlling robots or other tools.

Sep 28, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Study Finds Driving Speed Affected When a Driver’s Mind ‘Wanders’

Research finds that driving speed fluctuates more when a driver’s mind wanders from focusing on the act of driving.

Sep 27, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Innovative Projects Present at ACCelerate Festival

Pioneering NC State projects that blend art and science take center stage at the ACCelerate Festival in October. Learn more about the upcoming three-day event in the nation’s capital.