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May 16, 2022

‘We’re Stuck’ — Meet #NCState22 Best Friends Niambé and Kourtni

Best friends say ‘goodbye’ to NC State in the field where they first said ‘hello’ and started a lifelong friendship. 

NC State student Massey Stichter poses in a graduation cap and gown

May 2, 2022

Graduation to Vocation: Massey Stichter is Promoting Outdoor Recreation

Upon graduation, Stichter will work as an outdoor adventure guide for The Road Less Traveled. 

From left: Lori, Jon and James Worthington

Mar 29, 2022

New Scholarship Established for Parks and Recreation Students

For NC State alumni James “Jake” Worthington, donor support was pivotal in helping him pursue his lifetime dream of becoming a recreational and commercial fisherman in the Outer Banks. Now his parents, Jon and Lori, are #GivingPack to help other NC State students pursue their dreams. 

Wang and Barrangou pose for a picture in one of their greenhouses, with Eucalyptus and Poplar trees

Mar 16, 2022

Seed Funding Speeds Growth for TreeCo — an NC State Startup

After receiving support from the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund, two professors’ sustainable forestry startup is using new technology to mitigate climate change. 

Brenda Brickhouse, Bill Culpepper and Jerry Jackson

Mar 15, 2022

2022 Watauga Medal Ceremony Recognizes Three Extraordinary Pack Members

NC State’s Board of Trustees presented three alumni with the Watauga Medal, the university’s highest nonacademic honor, during a March 4 ceremony held in the ballroom at Talley Student Union. As the 2022 medalists, Brenda Brickhouse, Bill Culpepper and Jerry Jackson joined a group of 126 previous honorees who have made notable and dedicated contributions to the advancement of NC State. 

The wrap-and-plant technology displayed in a Kenyan field.

Mar 7, 2022

Banana ‘Paper’ Stymies Potato Pest

Made from banana waste, the paper blocks growth and infestation of a nasty worm that wreaks havoc with potato plants. 

Meet the College of Natural Resources’ 2020-2021 Global Change Fellows, College of Natural Resources, Wolf Plaza, feature

Feb 24, 2022

Five Black Leaders Who Are Elevating the Field of Natural Resources

These NC State faculty, staff and students are building knowledge, justice, and sustainability for all. 

Victoria Fuda talking in front of a screen with an image from Thailand.

Dec 14, 2021

What It Means To Think and Do: Turning Passion Into a Career

Victoria Fuda graduates this month with some incredible experience under her belt, thanks to private support. 

Fraser fir Christmas trees - Building a Better Christmas Tree - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Nov 30, 2021

Building a Better Christmas Tree

NC State researchers are studying Fraser fir Christmas trees to improve their qualities using genetics. 

Amazon Rainforest deforestation - Is it Too Late to Save the Amazon Rainforest - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Nov 30, 2021

Is It Too Late to Save the Amazon Rainforest?

Erin Sills, Edwin F. Conger Professor of Forest Economics and head of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State, explores what the future holds for an ecosystem that faces record deforestation rates.