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Jan 6, 2020

Redefining ‘Fairness’ Could Improve K-12 School Assignment Outcomes

Researchers are proposing a way to get more K-12 students into their preferred schools. 

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Oct 29, 2019

Study Finds Companies May Be Wise to Share Cybersecurity Efforts

Study finds that companies benefit from being open about cybersecurity efforts. 

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Jun 11, 2019

Study: Intelligence Community Benefits From Collaborations, and Can Do Better

An analysis of U.S. intelligence programs aimed at collaborating with academic and industry partners finds that these collaborations are valuable for addressing complex intelligence challenges. The study also notes that institutional silos, lack of information sharing and lack of trust are obstacles to getting the most out of these collaborative efforts. 

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Jun 3, 2019

Research Sheds Light on the Importance of Police Trust in the Public

A recent study finds that police officers who place more trust in the public are also more likely to pursue cases on their own initiative – termed proactive policing – and have higher arrest rates. 

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May 15, 2019

NC State Professor Can Discuss Tariff Effects on Supply Chains

How do tariffs impact business supply chains? NC State expert Rob Handfield has some answers. 

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Apr 2, 2019

U.S. CFOs Cite Talent Needs, the Economy and Social Media Among Top Risks

Almost half of CFOs said they are concerned about their organization’s ability to manage leadership and talent needs. 

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Dec 13, 2018

Study Highlights Challenges Facing Black Computing Faculty

A recent study used text-mining analysis to highlight the impact microaggressions have on black faculty in computing disciplines. 

Nov 12, 2018

Measuring the Role of Social Networks in Entrepreneurship

NC State aims to measure how social networks influence innovation and entrepreneurship. 

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Oct 24, 2018

Study Highlights Racism, Sexual Assault as Contributors to College Mental Health Challenges

A text mining analysis of academic and news articles related to mental health issues in higher education finds that racism, violence and sexual assault are key contributors to mental health challenges for students. 

Sep 5, 2018

Corporate Social Responsibility Efforts Can Backfire for New Brands

Corporate social responsibility efforts may not always have the brand-building effects that companies want. 

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Jun 19, 2018

Study: Tax Havens and Limited Regulation Increase Risk for Shareholders

Some publicly held companies are incorporated in tax haven countries, ostensibly to increase value for shareholders. But new research finds that this can lead to practices that benefit executives at the cost of shareholders. 

Jan 3, 2018

Combining Experiments, Models Boosts Social Behavior Research

Researchers are outlining a new approach to behavioral research that draws on experimental studies and computer models to offer insights into organizational and group behavior. 

Nov 9, 2017

Intelligence Study IDs Key Factors for Government, Academia, Industry Collaboration

A study of government and industry teamwork at an NSA-funded research center found an established suite of factors are key to fostering effective collaboration for the intelligence community. 

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Oct 9, 2017

What Will North Carolina’s Economy Look Like in 2050?

The transformation of the NC economy will likely mean big changes for everything from the state’s education system to the way it levies taxes. 

Oct 9, 2017

How Dance Can Help Students in STEM Disciplines

A proof-of-concept study finds participation in dance programs helps students develop skills such as creativity and persistence that benefited them in the classroom and beyond.