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DEPARTMENT NEWS More News
Dec 22, 2020
Study Explores Diversity-Innovation Link in Pulp and Paper Industry
Researchers from North Carolina State University compared companies ranked among the world’s most innovative with the largest pulp and paper companies to understand how diversity among company leaders may affect innovation.
Nov 20, 2020
Graduation to Vocation: Finding Innovative Solutions to Engineering Problems
Claudia Patterson will combine her engineering degree and people skills to work in chemical sales.
Nov 25, 2020
Providing Undergraduate Research Opportunities During A Pandemic
When students lost internships due to COVID-19, the Department of Forest Biomaterials stepped in to help.
Nov 11, 2020
How Animal Manure Could Help Reduce Agriculture’s Carbon Footprint
A new system developed by NC State researchers aims to decarbonize the agriculture industry.