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environmental sciences

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.… 

Jan 19, 2023

Student Innovation Curbs Oral Hygiene Pollution

Written by Sydney Griggs and Dr. Eli Typhina Nobody thinks that something as small as a toothbrush could be detrimental to our planet.  However, we discard billions of plastic toothbrushes… 

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… 

Zoom - Teresa Purello: Seeing the World From Home - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

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… 

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…