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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 […]

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.

May 1, 2018

Student Leads Effort to Boost Recycling At D.H. Hill Library

Student Kyra Levau spends enough time at D.H. Hill Library to know where the trash cans are  ‒  and are not. As she studied on…

May 1, 2018

Sustainability Fund Announces Grant Winners, New Grant Opportunity

Ten projects have received NC State Sustainability Fund grants to improve campus sustainability in the 2018-2019 fiscal year.

Apr 26, 2018

NC State Students Receive Gilman Scholarship for Study Abroad

NC State is dedicated to giving all students access to life-changing international experiences through increased scholarship support for study abroad. The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship – a program which enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad […]

Apr 26, 2018

Green Brick Awards Honor NC State’s Most Sustainable

The NC State Sustainability Council announced the 2018 recipients of the university’s Green Brick Awards at an April 26 ceremony recognizing outstanding contributions to sustainability.

Apr 26, 2018

2018 Global Engagement Exposition Showcases International Excellence

The Office of Global Engagement hosted the 2018 Global Engagement Exposition on April 24, celebrating achievements in international education and research at NC State. The Leadership in International Education, Outstanding Global Engagement and the Jackson Rigney International Service awards were […]

Apr 26, 2018

Evicted Bats Get New Digs on Campus

After University Transportation ousted a colony of bats from a campus parking deck, a group of faculty and staff collaborated to find the bats a new home.

Apr 19, 2018

Partnering With Hunters, Anglers For Citizen Science

A new citizen science project is enlisting the hunting and fishing communities to help scientists understand the basic biology of a host of fish, bird and mammal species.