Wrestler Macchiavello Savors National Title
NC State’s Mike Macchiavello scores a surprise victory in the NCAA Wrestling Championships in Cleveland, leading the Wolfpack to a fourth-place finish in team competition and becoming the first N.C. native in more than three decades to win an individual national wrestling title.
Attica Uprising Is Focus of History Weekend
Historian Heather Thompson discusses the 1971 Attica prison uprising as the featured speaker at this year’s History Weekend.
Students Report Food, Housing Insecurity
NC State becomes one of the first universities in the country to survey its student population on hunger and homelessness. The findings could lead to the expansion of student support programs on campus.
Study Tackles Neuroscience Claims to Have Disproved ‘Free Will’
Some researchers have argued neuroscience studies prove that free will is an illusion. But a new analysis of these studies shows that many contained methodological inconsistencies and conflicting results.
Contest for the Well Versed
Candy is dandy, but the NC State Poetry Contest is good, too. Enter up to three poems by Monday for a chance to win recognition and even some cash.
Tackling Perceived Bias in Engineering Education
NC State researchers are taking the lead in understanding and addressing perceived bias in engineering education programs across the country.
Belize Study Offers Blueprint for Community-Based Public History Research
A new paper on fieldwork in rural Belize serves as a case study for both developing site-specific cultural and historical exhibits and training a new generation of public history scholars.
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.
Educator Dubroy to Discuss Xenophobia and Inclusivity
Tashni-Ann Dubroy, executive vice president and COO of Howard University, will deliver the 2018 Humanities and Social Sciences Diversity Lecture on Thursday, Feb. 22.
Events Highlight Human Trafficking
Learn more about the global problem of human trafficking at a series of events next week.