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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…

Oct 20, 2023

Helen Vance: NCDA&CS Field Technician

I never thought I would receive so much satisfaction from spending my summer squashing bugs. I fully embodied the infamous Spotted Lanternfly slogan: “see it, squash it, report it”, through…

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…

Tatiana standing on rocky and shrubby terrain with the ocean behind her- Tatiana Frontera’s Semester in Australia - Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State University

Sep 6, 2023

Tatiana Frontera’s Semester in Australia

Tatiana spent her spring semester immersed in the rich culture and ecosystems of Western Australia.

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…

Jun 16, 2023

Genevieve Myers: Unexpected Opportunities in the Research Field

Before I even decided to attend NC State, I attended an information session for admitted students about research and internships for undergraduate students in the College of Natural Resources. I expected…