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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. 

Dani Coan in the Court of North Carolina amphitheater - Catching Up with the Outgoing Class - Forest Biomaterials NC State University

Sep 7, 2021

Catching Up With the Outgoing Class

In 2018, a group of incoming first-year students told us about their hopes for the years ahead. Follow their journeys since then. 

A Summer of Learning, College of Natural Resources, FWCB Summer Camp Pitcher Plants, feature - A Summer of Learning - Forest Biomaterials NC State University

Aug 27, 2021

A Summer of Learning

College of Natural Resources students build on classroom knowledge through internships, summer camps and more. 

Jul 13, 2021

Not Your Average Summer: Investigating Wood Products Challenges

This summer, Melzer Morgan IV is working as a technical analyst in the Hodges Wood Products Laboratory at the NC State College of Natural Resources.