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Moms More Likely Than Dads to Favor Diverse, Neighborhood Schools
In the first empirical study on gender and school assignment, NC State researchers find that mothers are more likely than fathers to favor both school diversity and so-called neighborhood schools. The study also finds that mothers are more likely to be concerned about challenges, dangers and uncertainty related to school assignments.
Alum Jason Spells Has The Scoop on Sports in Indianapolis
For the past seven years, communication alumnus Jason Spells has been a television sports reporter in Indianapolis — first for WRTV, the city's ABC affiliate. Now he is sports anchor and reporter for NBC affiliate WTHR, where he also hosts the sports magazine show, "The Sports Jam," on Sunday nights.
NC Native Finds Passion For His Roots — and For Research
Hear from senior history major Andrew Collins on what inspired him to pursue undergraduate research and what he's learned during the process.
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Oct 24, 2016 | Politico
In North Carolina, Moderates Have Their Pitchforks Out
Many people across the state's political spectrum are disappointed in a governor who ran as a moderate and then spent four years approving the Republican legislature's hard-right policies. By damaging three things North Carolinians care about most—their national image as a progressive southern state, their ability to attract business and their beloved college basketball—HB2 stoked anger many former McCrory supporters have felt for years. Steve Greene, political science, featured.
Oct 23, 2016 | Wall Street Journal
Financial Stress Can Make You Look Older to Others
A new study shows that people with high levels of financial stress looked older to others and seemed to have aged more over a nine-year period than people who felt more in control of their financial situation. Financial stress took a bigger toll on the subjects' looks than other types of stress. Shevaun Neupert, psychology, featured.
Oct 23, 2016 | News and Observer
Moms More Likely Than Dads to Favor Diversity and Neighborhood Schools
Mothers are more likely than fathers to favor both school diversity and neighborhood schools, according to a new study on gender and school assignment conducted by N.C. State University. The study also found that mothers are more likely to be concerned about challenges, danger and uncertainties of school assignments. And they were more fearful that a school reassignment would negatively affect their child's learning or friendships. Toby Parcel, sociology, and Andy Taylor, political science, featured.
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