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Aug 9, 2022

Study Uncovers How Blind and Visually Impaired Individuals Navigate Social Challenges

The study shows a range of uncomfortable situations people living with blindness encounter due to interpersonal communication challenges. 

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Jun 7, 2022

Creativity as Survival: Crowdsourcing Unexpected Ways We Use Technology

The researchers are seeking examples of how people use mobile, networked technologies to accomplish unexpected things. 

Starr Gibens

May 17, 2022

Rising Starr

Political science and communication double-major Starr Gibens is an expert at putting thought into action. The first-generation college graduate came to NC State with a list of what she wanted to accomplish, and she has done so much more as a leader, community member, scholarship recipient and advocate for her fellow students. 

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May 13, 2022

Study Finds Realism a Key Factor in Driving Engagement with Virtual Reality Videos

Research from communication professor Alice Cheng finds that realism is a key factor in determining whether viewers engage with virtual reality (VR) videos — and that engagement is itself a key factor in determining whether viewers are interested in watching VR videos in the future. 

Katie Gray

May 10, 2022

Study Abroad Spotlight: Meet Katie Gray

While studying abroad this spring, communication major Katie Gray provided a big boost to NC State Prague's communication team. 

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Mar 10, 2022

Review Finds Big Blind Spots in Research on Social Media and Crisis Communications

A new study from communication professor Yang Cheng calls for a global view when assessing how to use social media for crisis communications. 

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Mar 2, 2022

Internal Communications Manager Sean Langston, Jr. Keeps Employees Focused at Reddit

NC State communication alumnus Sean Langston, Jr. drives messaging and strategy to nurture company culture and keep a global workforce informed, engaged and inspired. 

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Feb 23, 2022

Quiz: Talking Taboo

Prenups, tattoos and sobriety. How much do you know about navigating sensitive subjects? Take our quiz developed by communication professor Lynsey Romo. 

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Jan 31, 2022

2021-22 University Faculty Scholars Named

Communication professor Grant Bollmer is being recognized for his outstanding academic achievements and contributions to NC State through his teaching, scholarship and service. 

Dean Phillips

Nov 8, 2021

Student Media Names Top Student Award for Charter Board Member

The board established the Dean Phillips Award for General Excellence, recognizing Phillips’ achievements in both the media industry and as a senior lecturer in the Department of Communication.