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Mar 1, 2024

Estela Garcia: My Favorite Freshwater Species’ Are the Ones with No Brain and No Eyes

If there’s one thing I know about fieldwork now, it’s that it is unpredictable and never guaranteed… And that field work is usually followed with lots of lab work! I’m…

Jan 26, 2024

Jaxon Davis: Campus Thrift Store – A Sustainable Fashion Experience on NCSU’s Campus

Did you know that 72% of college students use fast fashion outlets as their primary source for clothes? This fall, I set out to change that statistic on NC State’s campus.…

North Carolina Facility Management Division Sign - Haley Pierce: Sustainability with State Government - Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State University

Nov 17, 2023

Haley Pierce: Sustainability with State Government

The stress of the summer internship hunt is real, but throughout the process, I kept hearing from friends, it’ll all work out the way it’s supposed to. In my professional…

Oct 27, 2023

Linda Posada: I Used Sewage Water to Biodegrade Single-Use Plastic Cups!

Did you know that sewage water can be used to test the environmental impact of your single-use plastic cups? I know this may sound strange, but I can explain! This…

Patrick catches butterflies - Patrick Cardona-Cosner: The Summer I Turned Into a Butterfly Catcher - Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State University

Oct 6, 2023

Patrick Cardona-Cosner: The Summer I Turned Into a Butterfly Catcher

If you had told me that I would be researching butterflies at the University of Cincinnati for almost three months over the summer, I would not have believed you. This…

Ryn Flood - Ryn Flood: Falling Back in Love with Learning at NCMNS - Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State University

Sep 18, 2023

Ryn Flood: Falling Back in Love with Learning at NCMNS

If you had asked me ten years ago what I wanted to be when I grew up, I would have said something such as a teacher or a gardener. Little…

Sep 8, 2023

Seth Laney: Enhancing Sustainability with Effective Material Management

In the wise words of Alex Trebek, “If you can’t be in awe of Nature, there’s something wrong with you”. When you consider how vital our natural environment is to…

Sep 1, 2023

Olivia Walsh: What it really means to work in Environmental, Social, & Governance

Climate Change is real, you better believe it. I am Olivia Walsh, a double major in Environmental Science and Business at NC State. I am currently participating in an internship at…

Aug 25, 2023

Nick Berenson: Community Forestry in Nepal

As I sat in one of my favorite brown recliner chairs in my mom’s office, I watched my mom stare intentionally at the computer screen: doing research and constantly making…

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…

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Mar 1, 2024

Estela Garcia: My Favorite Freshwater Species’ Are the Ones with No Brain and No Eyes

If there’s one thing I know about fieldwork now, it’s that it is unpredictable and never guaranteed… And that field work is usually followed with lots of lab work! I’m…

Jan 26, 2024

Jaxon Davis: Campus Thrift Store – A Sustainable Fashion Experience on NCSU’s Campus

Did you know that 72% of college students use fast fashion outlets as their primary source for clothes? This fall, I set out to change that statistic on NC State’s campus.…

North Carolina Facility Management Division Sign - Haley Pierce: Sustainability with State Government - Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State University

Nov 17, 2023

Haley Pierce: Sustainability with State Government

The stress of the summer internship hunt is real, but throughout the process, I kept hearing from friends, it’ll all work out the way it’s supposed to. In my professional…

Oct 27, 2023

Linda Posada: I Used Sewage Water to Biodegrade Single-Use Plastic Cups!

Did you know that sewage water can be used to test the environmental impact of your single-use plastic cups? I know this may sound strange, but I can explain! This…

Patrick catches butterflies - Patrick Cardona-Cosner: The Summer I Turned Into a Butterfly Catcher - Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State University

Oct 6, 2023

Patrick Cardona-Cosner: The Summer I Turned Into a Butterfly Catcher

If you had told me that I would be researching butterflies at the University of Cincinnati for almost three months over the summer, I would not have believed you. This…

Ryn Flood - Ryn Flood: Falling Back in Love with Learning at NCMNS - Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State University

Sep 18, 2023

Ryn Flood: Falling Back in Love with Learning at NCMNS

If you had asked me ten years ago what I wanted to be when I grew up, I would have said something such as a teacher or a gardener. Little…

Sep 8, 2023

Seth Laney: Enhancing Sustainability with Effective Material Management

In the wise words of Alex Trebek, “If you can’t be in awe of Nature, there’s something wrong with you”. When you consider how vital our natural environment is to…

Sep 1, 2023

Olivia Walsh: What it really means to work in Environmental, Social, & Governance

Climate Change is real, you better believe it. I am Olivia Walsh, a double major in Environmental Science and Business at NC State. I am currently participating in an internship at…

Aug 25, 2023

Nick Berenson: Community Forestry in Nepal

As I sat in one of my favorite brown recliner chairs in my mom’s office, I watched my mom stare intentionally at the computer screen: doing research and constantly making…

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…