Stories From 2020

Dec 17, 2020

Study Finds Strong Links Between Trust and Social Media Use

The study from NC State's Department of Communication also looked at what contributed to user trust in Facebook.

Dec 10, 2020

Study Highlights What Makes COVID Misinformation So Tough to Stop on Social Media

Communication professor Yang Cheng's findings may help communicators share accurate information more effectively.

Nov 2, 2020

Howling Success: From the Marines to the Wolfpack

Communication and Arabic double-major Trista Acebo, a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, is helping other student veterans at NC State navigate the transition to college.

Oct 15, 2020

Patience Is The Key (To Your New Home)

Two communication alumni share advice about navigating a seller's housing market.

Oct 12, 2020

Caring For Others Is a Key Driver in Getting People to Use Chatbots for Mental Health

NC State communication professor Yang Cheng assessed what would motivate people to use chatbots for mental health services in the wake of a mass shooting.

Oct 8, 2020

In the Name of Freedom

Communication professor Victoria Gallagher and student diversity coordinator Joe Johnson are on the board of directors for the new Freedom Park planned for downtown Raleigh.

Oct 7, 2020

Faculty Spotlight: Victoria Gallagher

Victoria J. Gallagher, a professor in NC State's Department of Communication, was recently awarded the highest honor given to a faculty member by the university’s Board of Trustees

Oct 7, 2020

COM Undergrad News: October 2020

Read the latest news and notes from the Department of Communication.

Oct 5, 2020

How Steak-umm Became a Social Media Phenomenon During the Pandemic

Doctoral student Ekaterina Bogomoletc explains how a brand of frozen meat products took social media by storm (and why that matters).

Sep 21, 2020

As Collegiate Esports Become More Professional, Women Are Being Left Out

A new study from NC State's Department of Communication finds women are being sidelined in collegiate esports.