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Aug 2, 2018

Ensuring Cleaner Air and Water

NC State researchers are partnering with communities, agencies and local residents on a wide range of projects to improve air and water quality.

Aug 1, 2018

Envisioning Research Winners Capture Insights Into the World Around Us

The winners of this year’s Envisioning Research contest demonstrate the many ways research offers new perspectives on our world.

Jul 26, 2018

Hailey Shoptaugh: Education Intern at the Rachel Carson Reserve

Rachel Carson once wrote “The edge of the sea is a strange and beautiful place.” After spending ten weeks walking in her footsteps, I couldn’t agree more. My time as the education intern at the Rachel Carson Reserve was full […]

Jul 10, 2018

Meet John Lynch

Program and Location: African Ecology and Conservation; Various locations, Namibia Why did you choose to study abroad?  I chose to study abroad because I thought this was the perfect opportunity to gain more experience with my major in a very […]

Jul 10, 2018

Meet Sarah Hallyburton

Program and Location: Biological Science on Andros Island; Andros Island, Bahamas Why did you choose to study abroad? I chose to study abroad to gain hands on experience conducting a research project while also escaping my comfort zone by immersing […]

Jul 10, 2018

Meet Morgan Register

Program and Location: Biological Science on Andros Island; Andros Island, Bahamas Why did you choose to study abroad? I chose to study abroad to broaden my horizons and learn how to conduct a research project from beginning to end. What […]

Jun 20, 2018

Five (not so pretty) Fun Fish to Catch (and eat) in North Carolina

These NC fish species aren’t much to look at — but they are fun to catch (and good to eat).

Jun 5, 2018

Study Finds Aromatic Herbs Lead to Better Parenting in Starlings

The presence of aromatic herbs in the nest leads to some improved parenting behaviors in European starlings.

Jun 4, 2018

The Adventures of a Living Conservatory Intern

What are small, brightly colored, and loved all over? Butterflies! At my internship in the Living Conservatory at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences, I was constantly surrounded by them. Here, in this mock tropical dry forest, I’ve been teaching […]

May 8, 2018

Cultivating Community

Deirdre An, who soon begins work in California as a viticulturist, found a family and a focus as a Park Scholar at NC State.