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Highlights of recent media coverage of CHASS. Links to online stories provided where available.

Study uncovers communication strategies couples can use to address financial uncertainty
EurekAlert, Phys.Org, 2015-08-03
NC State researchers detail techniques romantic couples can use to address financial uncertainty, highlighting the importance of communication in managing uncertainty and reducing stress. Lynsey Romo, communication, featured.
The Moral Voice of the South
Politico, 2015-07-31
NC State political scientist says Forward Together has evolved into a multiracial, multigenerational coalition, with ministers and church folk protesting alongside businessmen—with Rev. William Barber as the face of a new progressive movement. Andrew Taylor, political science, featured.
NCSU study: Techies are to blame for loss of Triangle's Southern accent
Triangle Business Journal, 2015-07-30
An NC State researcher who has studied the dilution of the Southern accent in the Triangle has garnered national attention. Robin Dodsworth, English, featured.
As a Southern community changes, an accent fades
National Science Foundation, 2015-07-27
NC State sociolinguistics professor Robin Dodsworth and collaborators measured how "Southern" speakers' vowels were. Robin Dodsworth and Walt Wolfram et al., English, featured.
N.C. One Step Closer to March 15 Presidential Primary
Bayoubuzz, 2015-07-27
NC State political scientist says North Carolina is going to be a big prize with the winner-take-all format established in House Bill 373. Andy Taylor, political science, featured.
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