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Author: Emma Gosalvez

May 20, 2022

Olivia Vilá is Creating Equitable, Resilient Communities

As a Knauss Fellow, Vilá is working to incorporate environmental justice in federal community resilience projects. 

Feb 22, 2022

Deja Perkins Recognized as One of North Carolina’s Black STEM Leaders

Perkins, a Ph.D. student studying geospatial analytics at the NC State College of Natural Resources, is co-organizer of #BlackBirdersWeek and the BlackAFinSTEM Collective. 

Feb 17, 2022

Celebrating Black Excellence: Tira Beckham is Tackling Climate Change

Beckham, a graduate student in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, is studying the socio-political barriers to climate resilience in low-income, rural, inland communities. 

Dec 10, 2021

Graduation to Vocation: Courtney Kirberger is Educating for a Sustainable Future

Upon graduation, Courtney Kirberger will continue working as an interpretive ranger at Machicomoco State Park in Virginia. 

Nov 24, 2021

Graduation to Vocation: Coordinating Operations for the USL Academy

Holden Hartzog will soon graduate with a bachelor’s degree in sport management. Upon graduation, he will begin working for the United Soccer League in Tampa, Florida. 

Sam Cook poses by tree - Sam Cook Named Distinguished Alumnus of the Year - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Oct 28, 2021

Sam Cook Named Distinguished Alumnus of the Year

Cook ’84 is the executive director of forest assets for the NC State College of Natural Resources and the vice president of the Natural Resources Foundation. 

Oct 6, 2021

Five Questions with Mollusk Technician Audrey Keen

Keen, who graduated in 2021 with with a bachelor’s degree in fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology, is now a technician for the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ mollusks collection lab. 

victoria hikes at Yellowstone - Not Your Average Summer: Creating Sustainable Outdoor Experiences - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Jul 28, 2021

Not Your Average Summer: Creating Sustainable Outdoor Experiences

Victoria Fuda, a senior majoring in parks, recreation and tourism management, discusses her hospitality internship at the country’s first national park. 

Sydney Jordan Doing Wolfpack Symbol - Not Your Average Summer: Supporting Youth Athletes in Houston - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Jul 7, 2021

Not Your Average Summer: Supporting Youth Athletes in Houston

As an intern for the Harris County Houston Sports Authority in Texas, Sydney Jordan is helping support the city’s 2021 AAU Junior Olympic Games. 

Norman poses and smiles in woods - Forestry Student Overcomes Challenges to Shine as Research Assistant - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Mar 24, 2021

Forestry Student Overcomes Challenges to Shine as Research Assistant

Forestry and Environmental Resources senior Norman Urbanek is a shining example of how hard work, despite the struggles facing many students in today’s pandemic, pays off.