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Author: Lauren McLaughlin

Brendan Tumpey stands in graduation robe by NCSU Pulp and Paper Labs sign

Apr 26, 2022

Graduation to Vocation: Brendan Tumpey Tackles Packaging Problems

Upon graduation, Tumpey will work as a REACH engineer at International Paper in Springfield, Oregon. 

Lake Raleigh, blue sky and clouds reflecting on lake, boat ramp on left, tree overhanging lake

Apr 20, 2022

How Parks and Green Spaces Can Improve Your Health

NC State associate professors Lincoln Larson and Aaron Hipp discuss the role of parks and green spaces in promoting physical and mental well-being. 

Northern bobwhite nest, hidden in groundcover and filled with many white eggs

Mar 9, 2022

Does Prescribed Fire Threaten Quail Nests?

In a three-year study at Fort Bragg, NC State researchers examined the relationships between the timing of prescribed fires, the risk of nest destruction and the predictors of nest site selection in the presence of prescribed fires. 

Daniel Parobok in NC State shirt in front of ocean and tropical tree

Mar 7, 2022

Five Questions with Environmental Planner and Biologist Daniel Parobok

Parobok graduated in 2012 with a degree in natural resources and now works for a municipality in the Florida Keys. 

Spotted lanternfly on leaf

Mar 1, 2022

Ask an Expert: How Will the Spotted Lanternfly Impact North Carolina?

The nonnative, invasive pest was recently found near North Carolina’s border. 

NC State logo in the bricks off Varsity Drive - Sonja Stills to Lead Diversity Seminar at NC State - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Feb 18, 2022

Sonja Stills to Lead Diversity Seminar at NC State

Stills, the first female commissioner in Mid-Eastern Atlantic Conference and HBCU Division I history, will discuss her professional journey and more. 

Rashawn King giving thumbs-up with NC State wolf stuffed animal on shoulder

Feb 16, 2022

Celebrating Black Excellence: Rashawn King is Promoting Parks and Recreation

King, a regional consultant for Recreation Resources Service at NC State, provides grant administration, technical assistance, and educational sessions to parks and recreation departments in North Carolina. 

Copper wolf statue in Wolf Plaza during winter

Feb 7, 2022

Diversity Seminar to Address How ‘Model Minority’ Myth Impacts AAPI Community

Ricky Leung of North Carolina Asian Americans Together will facilitate the seminar on February 24. 

Hayley Tate - Graduation to Vocation: Hayley Tate is Promoting Wellness through Recreation - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Nov 23, 2021

Graduation to Vocation: Hayley Tate is Promoting Wellness through Recreation

Hayley Tate will soon graduate with a master’s degree in parks, recreation, tourism and sport management. She is currently a licensed recreational therapist with UNC Health. 

wildfire, coniferous trees - Ask an Expert: Why is prescribed Fire Important? - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Nov 22, 2021

Ask an Expert: Why is Prescribed Fire Important?

NC State extension associate Jennifer Fawcett discusses the many benefits of prescribed fire.