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Category: Undergraduate Student Profiles

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 (Census.gov). Tens of thousands of people are moving here every year. To compensate for… 

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… 

Jan 20, 2022

Layne Randolph: Instagramming My Way Through the Forest

As a typical Gen Z college student, social media is life. I spend way too many hours a day looking at my phone and scrolling through feed on Instagram, Snapchat,… 

Aug 13, 2021

LaRon Locklear: A Wonderful Summer in Mooresville

This summer has been one of my greatest experiences since I have been in college. I am interning with the Town of Mooresville North Carolina. Mooresville is in the southwestern… 

Aug 12, 2021

Lauren Willhite: NCPIRG Internship, Change in Action

Have you ever seen issues with environmental justice, sustainability, or other issues on NC State’s campus and wanted to take action on it? I was a person who saw the problems… 

Obtaining Gopher Frog Egg Mass - Head Starting Gopher Frogs in the Croatan National Forest - Forestry and Environmental Resources Department at NC State

Jun 21, 2021

Head Starting Gopher Frogs in the Croatan National Forest

I’m walking through a national forest, carrying an endangered species, and I am lost. Off the trail. What do I do? We’ll come back to this later. In the Spring… 

May 25, 2021

Science Communication for a Young Audience – My Internship Experience

With the pandemic forcing kids to stay home from school, parents have been looking for activities to keep them occupied. What better way to engage kids than to get them… 

Sirena Rowe hugs a teammate at the NCAA championships in Greensboro - Strong Finish - Forestry and Environmental Resources Department at NC State

May 7, 2021

Strong Finish

Sirena Rowe, who helped NC State win an NCAA swimming relay title, recounts the highs and lows of her time in college. She graduates with a passion to help others and an eye on the Tokyo Olympics. 

NC State Student Ben Zino is Promoting Wildlife Conservation, One Video at a Time, College of Natural Resources, Ben Zino, feature

Apr 13, 2021

NC State Student Ben Zino is Promoting Wildlife Conservation One Video at a Time

With over 23,000 subscribers, Ben Zinos YouTube channel is inspiring others to support wildlife conservation.