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Graduate Student Profiles

Two women pose - Seen in Science - Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State University

Sep 25, 2023

Seen in Science

Students start a nonprofit to address concerns of researchers from marginalized communities.

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

Mar 27, 2022

Graduate Fellowship Awards

The following fellowships are awarded every year to outstanding graduate students. The Global Change Graduate Fellows Program is designed to train the next generation of global change scientists by providing…

Dominic Manz - 2021 APSAF Conference Best Poster Presentation: Dominic Manz - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

Mar 11, 2022

2021 APSAF Conference Best Poster Presentation: Dominic Manz

Brief summary of the 2021 APSAF Conference (in 2022): I was awarded the best poster presentation at this year’s meeting of the Appalachian Chapter of the Society of American Foresters…

Mar 29, 2023

5 Questions with Goodnight Doctoral Fellow Prabin Bhusal

Prabin Bhusal is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources at the College of Natural Resources. He is studying the socioeconomic and political processes that influence the institutions of community forestry in Nepal.

Nov 17, 2022

2022 Joseph E. and Robin C. Hightower Award Winner, Emily Nastase

Emily is a Master’s student in Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology.  Her thesis is focused on investigating the long-term decline of Henslow’s Sparrows (Centronyx henslowii) in North Carolina. The sparrow…

Oct 28, 2022

Jen Ile wins SAF Poster Award

Jen Ile’s poster won second place award at the 2022 Society of American Foresters National Convention in Baltimore. We asked Jen a few questions, so you can learn more about…

Sep 23, 2022

NC State Student Murry Burgess to Publish Children’s Book

The book, “Sparrow Learns Birds,” follows the story of a five-year-old Black girl who loves to explore the outdoors in her suburban neighborhood.

Sep 13, 2022

Forestry Alumni Melinda Martinez Recognized with Sulzman Award

Martinez ’21 received the award for her study exploring greenhouse gas emissions in ghost forests.

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.

Apr 28, 2023

Graduation to Vocation: Omoyemeh Jennifer Ukachukwu Manages Forest Carbon Modeling

Upon graduating from NC State, Ukachukwu will work as a manager of forest carbon modeling with Anew Climate.