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Alum's Pack2Pack Project Connects Those in Need with Household Goods
An alumna's sustainability project is helping connect hundreds of students with lightly used furniture and household items.
Preserving the Spanish of Yucatan
For Foreign Languages and Literatures professor Jim Michnowicz Think and Do means, among other things, preserving linguistic diversity around the world, particularly Latin America.
From Competition to Exhibition: Arts in the Olympic Games
Gold medals for music? NC State communication professor Chris Ingraham writes about the Olympic history of arts competitions and how they were phased out.
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Study Breaks New Ground in Analyzing Colombian Spanish
Juan David Gutierrez's passion for languages has led him to research the differences in regional Spanish dialects in Colombia, providing emergent insight in an area without much existing data.
Research Examines ‘SHtriking' Sound Change in Raleigh
NC State graduate student Eric Wilbanks studies how sounds change in speech. In one of his latest projects, the M.A. in linguistics candidate honed in on (str) retraction, or when /s/ is spoken more like /sh/ in (str) clusters (e.g., "SHtreet").
Study Highlights Local Voices on Tourism Development in Guatemala
Some cities surrounding Guatemala's Lake Atitlán have greatly benefitted from tourism. Other towns haven't seen the same rate of development. NC State graduate student Adriana Szabo spent eight weeks studying the uneven trend in San Pedro La Laguna, a town on the shore of Lake Atitlán. Her research, rooted in an analysis of ethnographic research she collected during her trip, raises up the voices of locals who want to change the tourism development model.
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Aug 24, 2016 | CBC News
A Delicate Act in Politics of Disaster
Obama's Louisiana response is a delicate act in the politics of disaster. Politicians walk a think line touring disaster zones as lessons from 2005's Katrina reverberate. Tom Birkland, School of Public and International Affairs, featured.
Aug 22, 2016 | Medium
Beer Goggles, Boob Cake, and Sex Ed
College professors around the country are redefining how sex education should look and feel, with an emphasis on communication and power. Kami Kosenko, Communication, featured.
Aug 21, 2016 | Boston Globe
Staying Ahead of Technology's Curves
Alongside the explosion of new technologies over the past 20 years has come a conspicuous flowering of the discipline known as technology assessment. The term describes the attempt to understand what the economic, social and environmental effects of new technologies might be. Jennifer Kuzma, Genetic Engineering and Society, featured.
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Prof. Tom Birkland lends insight to the politics of disaster response in this @CBCNews story https://t.co/7ZhV3cIbt0