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Oct 20, 2020

Sarah Carrier Receives Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professorship

Sarah Carrier, Ph.D., is one of four NC State faculty members to receive an Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professorship from the Alumni Association. 

Oct 14, 2020  |  Academics and Programs

College of Education Waives GRE Test Scores for Admissions to Graduate Programs

The NC State College of Education is waiving requirements for GRE test scores for those applying to enroll in any of the college’s master’s and doctoral degree programs for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Oct 14, 2020

Ethics and Education: “Just Teacher” with Lauren Gatti and Paula McAvoy

Assistant Professor Paula McAvoy, Ph.D., joins her co-author, Lauren Gatti, of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, on a podcast to talk about their book project, Just Teacher: Ethical Thinking in the Profession of Teaching.

Oct 6, 2020

Inside Higher Ed: Community Colleges That Made the Call Early

Audrey Jaeger, Ph.D., Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor in the NC State College of Education and executive director of the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research, discusses the factors involved in the complex decision making process that happened when community colleges decided to move to online instruction for the fall semester as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. 

Sep 11, 2020

HuffPost: Students’ Positive Views Of Liberals Increased During College Years, Study Finds

A new study from the IDEALS Project suggested that students’ appreciation for both conservatives and liberals increased during freshman year. But by the time they graduated, positive attitudes toward conservatives dropped back to freshman-year levels, while opinions about liberals continued to improve.

Sep 4, 2020

Diversity in Research Jobs: Strategies for Doing the Right Something in Times of Racial Injustice

NC State College of Education Professor Joy Gaston Gayles, Ph.D., and Dissertation of the Year Award Winner Ashley M. Gray, Ph.D., share tips for helping to create an anti-racist society. 

Sep 3, 2020

Diverse Issues in Higher Education: College Students Care About Interfaith Dialogue, But Most Don’t Engage In It

A new IDEALS Project study co-authored by NC State College of Education Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Alyssa Rockenbach, Ph.D., shows that college students are enthusiastic about religious pluralism and interfaith dialogue, but most aren’t engaging in it.

Aug 25, 2020

Inside Higher Ed: Survey Finds Many College Students Lacking Knowledge About Religious Traditions

Many college students are not gaining the skill sets and knowledge they need to navigate a religiously diverse country, according to a new longitudinal study from the IDEALS Project, on which NC State College of Education Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Alyssa Rockenbach serves as co-principal investigator. 

Aug 25, 2020

Associated Press: Survey Says US College Students Learn Less About Religion

A new study released by the IDEALS Project, on which NC State College of Education Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Alyssa Rockenbach serves as co-principal investigator, found that U.S. college students spend significant time learning about people of different races, political affiliations and sexual orientations and much less time learning about people of different religious and worldview group.

Aug 24, 2020

New IDEALS Project Study Reveals that As Colleges Teach Students About Diversity, They Miss A Crucial Topic: Religion

A first of its kind, multi-year survey of thousands of college students on 122 campuses nationwide through the IDEALS Project-- on which NC State College of Education Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Alyssa Rockenback serves as co-principal investigator-- has found that while schools make enormous strides in educating students about diversity, they are not doing enough about a critical subject: religion.