humanities and social sciences

Sep 19, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Interactive Tool Offers Window Into History of Arab-Americans in NYC

Interactive, online tool allows scholars and the public to better understand the long history of Syrian and Lebanese immigrants to the United States.

Aug 24, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Reduced Performance Triggers Turnover for Nonprofit Executives

Nonprofit organizations that have declining expenditures – an indication of reduced operations – are more likely to seek new leadership, according to a new study.

Aug 24, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

1 in 5 Women With Postpartum Mood Disorders Keep Quiet

A recent study finds 21 percent of recent mothers experiencing postpartum mood disorders, such as anxiety and depression, do not disclose their symptoms to healthcare providers.

Aug 23, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Study of Homeless Finds Women at Disadvantage for Accessing Disability Benefits

A recent study of homeless adults finds women are at a significant disadvantage compared to men when it comes to accessing disability benefits.

Jul 31, 2017  |  The Abstract

What Does Trump’s Climate Policy Mean for Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goals?

A new study tackles a big question: how much of an impact could Trump’s climate policies have?

Jul 20, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Study Finds Day-to-Day Experiences Affect Awareness of Aging, Mood

A study of older adults finds an individual’s awareness of aging is not as static as previously thought.

Jun 19, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Most State Pension Plans Paper Over Unfunded Liabilities

An analysis of state pension plans from across the country finds that the already troubling state of pension finances may be even worse than it first appears because many pension managers are making their plan’s financial condition look better by perpetually putting off payments.

May 31, 2017  |  Partners

Giving Families a Voice in North Carolina’s Child Welfare System

Children are among the most vulnerable members of society, and NC State’s Kara Allen-Eckard is helping to lead an effort to better serve at-risk children and their families in North Carolina.

May 25, 2017  |  The Abstract

You May Be A Scientist And Not Know It

Science is a process, not a collection of facts. (Though the facts are pretty interesting.)

May 22, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

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.