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Dec 16, 2022

Nicholson Scholarship Supports First-Generation Paper Science Students

Bart Nicholson ’81 was the first of his family to go to college and has never forgotten the impact – and importance – of that moment in his personal history. 

Graduates stand together and embrace each other during the commencement ceremony at PNC Arena.

Nov 14, 2022

USDA Chief Scientist Chavonda Jacobs-Young To Deliver NC State Fall Commencement Address

Three-time NC State alumna Chavonda Jacobs-Young returns to deliver the commencement address to summer and fall graduates. 

Aug 9, 2022

Undergraduate Researcher Emily Ramanata Examines the Potential of Hempcrete

This summer, Emily Ramanata is participating in the Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates Program at Oregon State University. 

NC State student Wallace Layman posing for a photo at the WestRock facility in Virginia.

Jul 6, 2022

TAPPIng into Potential: Wallace Layman Receives Top Scholarship

NC State’s Wallace Layman is the recipient of the 2022 Cullison Award, TAPPI’s highest award for students. 

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. 

Brendan Tumpey - Graduation to Vocation: Brendan Tumpey Tackles Packaging Problems - Forest Biomaterials NC State University

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. 

The wrap-and-plant technology displayed in a Kenyan field - Banana ‘Paper’ Stymies Potato Pest - Forest Biomaterials NC State University

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. 

The Sustainable and Alternative Fibers Initiative logo (Graphic courtesy SAFI Consortium) - NC State To Lead Global Research Effort To Develop Sustainable Fibers - Forest Biomaterials NC State University

Nov 2, 2021

NC State To Lead Global Research Effort To Develop Sustainable Fibers

The College of Natural Resources recently established the Sustainable and Alternative Fibers Initiative (SAFI), a research consortium that aims to study, develop and promote the utilization of alternative fibers for packaging, hygiene, textiles and other products. SAFI has already raised $1.2 million for research and partnered with 20 companies in order to position the college as the center of excellence for the research, development, and utilization of sustainable fibers. 

NC State to Lead Global Research Effort to Develop Sustainable Fibers, College of Natural Resources, SAFI Consortium logo, feature - NC State to Lead Global Research Effort to Develop Sustainable Fibers - Forest Biomaterials NC State University

Oct 5, 2021

NC State to Lead Global Research Effort to Develop Sustainable Fibers

The Sustainable and Alternative Fibers Initiative (SAFI) aims to study, develop and promote the utilization of alternative fibers for packaging, hygiene, textiles and other products. 

Daniel Saloni Portrait - Faculty Feature: Meet Associate Professor Daniel Saloni - Forest Biomaterials at NC State University

Sep 29, 2021

Faculty Feature: Meet Associate Professor Daniel Saloni

Saloni, an associate professor in the Department of Forest Biomaterials, is studying how to make products and processes more sustainable.