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Department Seminars


The Forestry and Environmental Resources Seminars are open to anyone interested.  This weekly seminar series is part of the course for students enrolled in FOR801.

We meet Spring 2023 on Thursdays 3:00 pm – 3:50 pm in 1218 Jordan Addition. Drinks and snacks will be provided after the seminar.

These will not be recorded. Open to all interested – feel free to share!

The full schedule and titles is listed in our event calendar.


January 19
Cooperative Extension, Outreach Education of the Land-grant Universities

Dr. Barbara Board, Associate Dean of Cooperative Extension, NC A&T State University (retired

January 26
Adversity turned into Opportunity: An unorthodox and challenging journey to graduate school seized with perseverance and success

Tyrik Cooper, PhD Student, Forestry and Environmental Resources

February 2

Disparities in Access to Community Water Service in the United States:  Effects on Children’s Health and Development

Dr. Jackie MacDonald Gibson, Department Head, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, NCSU

February 9

Gene-Environment interactions and the developmental origins of disease

Dr. David Aylor, Associate Professor, Biology, NCSU

February 16

No seminar, Wellness Day

February 23

Hurricanes and Forest Markets

Dr. Jesse Henderson, US Forest Service

March 2

How global engagement benefits student learning & faculty scholarship and how best utilize university resources for global engagement

Dr. Bailian Li, Professor, FER and former Senior Vice Provost for Global Engagement, NCSU

March 9

The Ecology of Science Communication

Michelle Jewell, Science Communicator, Dept of Applied Ecology, NCSU

March 16

No Seminar – Spring Break

March 23

NC State Sustainability Initiatives, Progress and Opportunities for Involvement

Carla Davis, Director, University Sustainability Office, NC State

April 6

Waccamaw Siouan STEM Studio: Research and Events

Ashley Lomboy, Program Manager, Waccamaw Siouan Stem Studio

April 13 – Student Presentations

April 20 – Student Presentations