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Awards and Honors

Feb 17, 2022

Celebrating Black Excellence: Tira Beckham is Tackling Climate Change

Beckham, a graduate student in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, is studying the socio-political barriers to climate resilience in low-income, rural, inland communities. 

Wolf Plaza - Two CNR Professors Named 2021 AAAS Fellows - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Feb 8, 2022

Two CNR Professors Named 2021 AAAS Fellows

Two professors in the College of Natural Resources have been named 2021 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the largest general scientific society in the world. University Faculty Scholar Jason Delborne and former CNR dean Mary Watzin, both of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, are among the 564 scientists, engineers and innovators from around the world to be recognized as 2021 AAAS Fellows for their “scientifically and socially distinguished achievements.” 

Robert Scheller - Robert Scheller Named Associate Dean for Research - College of Natural Resources News - NC State University

Feb 3, 2022

Robert Scheller Named Associate Dean for Research

Scheller, an internationally-recognized scholar in the field of landscape ecology, brings nearly three decades of research and leadership experience to the position, and the appointment follows a seven-month period of him serving as interim in the role. 

Wolf Statue - Two Professors Named Goodnight Early Career Innovators - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Jan 26, 2022

Two Professors Named 2021 AAAS Fellows

Jason Delborne and Mary Watzin, both of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, are among the 564 scientists, engineers and innovators from around the world to be recognized as 2021 AAAS Fellows for their “scientifically and socially distinguished achievements.” 

NC State Graduate Student Matt Snider - NC State Student Supports Wildlife Conservation in Africa - College of Natural Resources News - NC State University

Jan 24, 2022

NC State Student Supports Wildlife Conservation in Africa

Matt Snider, a doctoral student, is conducting camera trap studies at Kasanka National Park in Zambia to better understand the effects of habitat loss and to combat poaching. 

Dec 16, 2021

NC State Partnership Honors Marines Who Fought in Battle of Belleau Wood

Oak saplings, grown by the NC State Cooperative Tree Improvement Program, will be planted on Marine Corps bases and facilities across the country through March 2022. 

Wolf Statue - Meet Four of NC State’s Doris Duke Scholars - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Sep 24, 2021

Meet Four of NC State’s Doris Duke Scholars

We spoke to five graduates of the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program to learn more about their experiences. 

NC State gateway at sunset - Grant Will Fund Climate Resilience Strategies for Frontline Communities in the Carolinas - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Sep 22, 2021

Grant Will Fund Climate Resilience Strategies for Frontline Communities in the Carolinas

NC State leads a multi-institutional effort to develop climate resilience solutions in frontline communities in the Carolinas. 

Two Professors - Two Professors Named TWS Fellows - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Sep 13, 2021

Two Professors Named TWS Fellows

Professors Chris DePerno and Chris Moorman are among 10 newly selected fellows, chosen for their dedication and service to the wildlife profession. 

Giacomo on a Bike - Meet Giacomo Fagan - Forestry and Environmental Resources Department at NC State

Aug 4, 2021

Meet Giacomo Fagan

Giacomo Fagan has accomplished a lot during this time at NC State, which he credits to being the College of Natural Resources CONNECT program.