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Oct 15, 2020

Introducing this year’s FER Global Change Fellows

Each year, graduate students passionate about climate change impacts can participate in an inclusive, supportive program as a Global Change Fellow. The Global Change Graduate Fellows Program is a multi-disciplinary program sponsored by NC State and USGS Southeast Climate Adaptation […]

Oct 1, 2020

Faculty Profile: Rachel Cook

Rachel Cook received her masters and PhD from NC State University in the department of Forestry and Environmental Resources and has a background in soil fertility and nutrient management. After working for about 3 years as faculty at Southern Illinois University in […]

Sep 21, 2020

New Environmental Sciences Course Promotes Student Eco-Entrepreneurship

Written by Dr. Eli Typhina and Jena Keesee A new elective in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State has helped recent graduate Jena Keesee learn eco-entrepreneurship skills and how to apply behavior change theories. A spring […]

Sep 1, 2020

Faculty Profile: Josh Gray

Dr. Josh Gray leads the Spatial Ecosystem Analytics Laboratory and is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Forestry & Environmental Resources, and the Center for Geospatial Analytics at NC State University. Previously, Josh was a postdoc and research assistant […]

Aug 4, 2020

Citizen Science at NC State and How to Get Started

Since thousands of citizen science projects are available for interested individuals, getting started can be overwhelming. Luckily, the Citizen Science Campus program and SciStarter make this initial decision easier for aspiring citizen scientists. Many students in Forestry and Environmental Resources […]

Jul 21, 2020

Faculty Profile: Ayse Ercumen

Ayse Ercumen is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources and core faculty in the Global Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Cluster at North Carolina State University. Her research is focused on environmental disease transmission, and she […]

Jun 22, 2020

Ashlee George: Agroecology Education Farm Internship

Like most students at North Carolina State University, I ate the majority of my meals freshman year in Fountain Dining Hall. Right when you walk in, they have a giant chalkboard that displays the farms that the food comes from. […]

May 26, 2020

Dr. Ryan Emanuel Appointed to NSF Committee

Recently Dr. Ryan Emanuel was chosen to serve on the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Committee on Equal Opportunity in Science and Engineering. Dr. Emanuel will serve on the committee for 3 years. The Committee on Equal Opportunity will help facilitate […]

May 26, 2020

Sound Rivers’ Swim Guide Program

Sound Rivers is an environmental non-profit organization with the mission to protect and preserve the Neuse and Tar-Pamlico River watersheds and promote environmental justice in North Carolina. Every summer beginning Memorial Day Weekend, the Swim Guide program begins and monitors the water quality at different […]

May 8, 2020

Tropical Wildlife Ecology in Ecuador

In early March, 14 students from Forestry and Environmental Resources were able to travel to Ecuador for a 10-day trip over spring break. The trip was a key part of the Tropical Wildlife Ecology course (FW 405) taught by Dr. […]