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Awards and Honors

May 8, 2024

FER Departmental Awards

At the final Departmental Grad Seminar on Thursday 18 April 2024, the FER Graduate Committee announced this year’s winners of the departmental graduate awards.  The Graduate Committee evaluated 27 applications total…

Apr 30, 2024


By: Dr. Zakiya H. Leggett We were fortunate enough to take 4 high school students, 2 undergraduates (Dominic James and Andrea Casallas) and 2 graduate students (Summer Lauder and Darius…

Court of North Carolina

Apr 10, 2024

Stephanie Jeffries Receives 2024 Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

Stephanie Jeffries is the recipient of the 2024 Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. Jeffries, an associate teaching professor in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources in the College of Natural Resources, is known as an enthusiastic and highly engaging instructor with a strong dedication to innovative and inclusive pedagogy, high-quality undergraduate education, and the success of the whole student.

Oct 27, 2023

Richard Haynes ’75 Honored with Marcus Wallenberg Prize

Haynes’ contribution to forest economic modeling has been influential for many in the forestry field.

Sep 25, 2023

Lauren Pharr Named Young Conservationist of the Year

Pharr, a Ph.D. student studying fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology at NC State, has been a longtime advocate of wildlife conservation.

Sep 19, 2023

NC State Professor Named AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow

Jason Delborne will spend a year as a staff scientist in the National Nanotechnology Coordination Office under the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.

May 23, 2023

Announcing 2023-2024 Doris Duke Scholars

We are excited to announce the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars! The Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program Collaborative is a consortium of universities united to empower a diverse new generation of…

Students presenting research on Zoom - Congrats to our Solar District Cup Participants! - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

May 11, 2023

Congrats to our Solar District Cup Participants!

Here’s a special shout out to our students who participated in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar District Cup Challenge Sunday, April 30. This national challenge started off with 57 teams in the first…

Group of award winners - 2023 FER Graduate Students Award Winners - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Apr 28, 2023

2023 FER Graduate Students Award Winners

FER presented graduate student awards Thursday, 20 April. All of these fellowships carry prestige and the Cooper, Davey, Namkoong, and FER Faculty fellowships include a cash award of $500.  The…

Mar 1, 2023

Forestry Student Mary Marriott Awarded Prestigious Scholarship

Mary Marriott, a junior majoring in forest management, has been awarded the Nicholas M. Curtis Memorial Scholarship Endowment from the North Carolina Forestry Association.