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Environmental Sciences Student Spotlights

Jul 14, 2023

Trevor Phelps: A New Appreciation for Drinking Water

What comes to mind when the word “research” is presented to a college student? For me, in complete honesty, I thought mostly of work that will most likely never see…

Jun 16, 2023

Genevieve Myers: Unexpected Opportunities in the Research Field

Before I even decided to attend NC State, I attended an information session for admitted students about research and internships for undergraduate students in the College of Natural Resources. I expected…

May 19, 2023

Emily Dye: Growing with CAMCORE

The famous Norman Borlaug, the creator of Dwarf Wheat, formed the basis of tree improvement and conservation methods that are used by Camcore and the Tree Improvement Program at NC State…

Mar 16, 2023

Miles Dillard: DEQ Step Intern Experience

Have you ever wanted to take part in environmental research that will help new environmental standards and initiatives become reality? If so then you will be interested in the internship…

Feb 10, 2023

Audrey Benton: Uncovering the Wonders of Our Coasts

Imagine waking up, stepping outside, and seeing dolphins swimming right in your backyard. That’s what I did this summer at the North Carolina Coastal Federation in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina.…

NC State student Tatiana Frontera stands in the Madison River in Montana.

Aug 4, 2022

Montana Conservation Corps Intern Tatiana Frontera is Safeguarding the Outdoors

This summer, Frontera is interning with the Montana Conservation Corps in support of the Madison River Foundation in Ennis, Montana.

Jun 20, 2022

Sara Bassett: Campus Sustainability through Composting

Did you know that dining hall food scraps at NC State can be recycled through State’s own composting facility and used to fertilize crops being grown for those same dining halls?…

May 19, 2022

Sam Shaw: My Tesla Experience

Elon Musk once said, “I could either watch it happen or be a part of it.” I decided I wanted to be a part of it and applied for the…

Apr 29, 2022

Ian Warr: Through the Woods and Wetlands

The triangle region of North Carolina is one of the fastest growing areas in the country ( Tens of thousands of people are moving here every year. To compensate for…

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Mar 3, 2022

Teresa Purello: Seeing the World From Home

Less than 600 people have ever been to space. Less than 600 people have ever left this planet and seen it for what it truly is: a giant entity made…