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May 15, 2020

Building Shakespeare’s Digital Legacy

NC State scholars will explore the power of digital archives in a groundbreaking partnership with the world's preeminent Shakespeare library. 

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Apr 3, 2020

Talking About How We Talk About the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

How are we thinking (and writing) about AI? And why does it matter? 

Mar 21, 2020

Langston Hughes – Domestic Pariah, International Superstar

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Jason Miller, a professor of English at NC State. The post first appeared on The Conversation. This is part of our annual series that celebrates World Poetry Day. A leading figure of the Harlem Renaissance, the inspiration behind Lorraine Hansberry’s play “A Raisin in the Sun” and an uncompromising voice for social… 

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Feb 20, 2020

Study Highlights New Strategies for Helping Children Process Negative Emotions

A recent study challenges some assumptions about children’s emotional capabilities and highlights the potential value of spending time outdoors to help children regulate their emotions. 

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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. 

Feb 11, 2020

In Memoriam: Tom Hester

English professor Tom Hester is remembered for his teaching, scholarship and passion for life. 

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Feb 4, 2020

Almost 10% of NC State Students Experienced Homelessness

A representative survey of undergraduate and graduate students at North Carolina State University finds that almost 10% of students experienced homelessness in the previous year. 

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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. 


Dec 16, 2019

Psychology Researchers Call for Changes to Better Address Racial Health Disparities

Researchers call for focus on race and health disparities. 

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Nov 14, 2019

A Largely Untapped Universe: Exploring Race in Nontheatrical Films

How films never destined for theaters can inform our understanding of race and culture in the U.S. 

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Nov 4, 2019

Study Highlights Fluid Sexual Orientation in Many Teens

Study: at least one in five teenagers reports some change in sexual orientation during adolescence. 

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Oct 22, 2019

Updating a Law That Shapes Your Tech

A fundamental law that helps govern user interface design is getting an update. 

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Oct 17, 2019

Darn You, R2! When Do We Blame Robots?

People are likely to blame robots for workplace accidents, but only if they believe the robots are autonomous. 

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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. 

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Sep 9, 2019

Study Sheds Light on How the Justice System Can Affect Physical, Mental Health

New research finds that being convicted of a crime is associated with a decline in health, even if there’s no jail time.