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Year: 2018

The College of Natural Resources in 2018

Dec 21, 2018

Looking Back at 2018

Take a look back at some of the best moments in the College of Natural Resources in 2018. 

Ryan Held holding diploma after graduation ceremony

Dec 18, 2018

From Rio to Raleigh – Olympic Swimmer Ryan Held discusses the NC State College of Natural Resources

Imagine your career on display live for 30,000 people and broadcasted all over the world. Ryan Held, Olympic swimmer and recent graduate of the NC State College of Natural Resources, is not one to buckle under pressure. His strength was tested at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where he won gold in the… 

Clark and Alex Hight

Dec 18, 2018

Giving Back, Together

Mother-daughter duo Clark and Alex are spreading their Wolfpack pride with the creation of the Hight Family Scholarship for students studying paper science and engineering. 

Bengal Tigers

Dec 14, 2018

Students around the globe collect quality, eye-opening research data on mammals

K-12 students from around the world join together with researchers at the College of Natural Resources and the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences to create eMammal, a motion-activated camera to track school-ground species. 

hunting decline

Dec 14, 2018

As Hunting Declines, Efforts Grow to Broaden the Funding Base for Wildlife Conservation

Taxes and fees help pay for wildlife conservation in the United States. However, as fewer Americans take up hunting, wildlife managers are seeking other ways to collect funding. 

Zac Guy Distinguished Alumni

Dec 13, 2018

Zac Guy – 2018 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year

Zac Guy, a 2001 graduate in Pulp and Paper Science and Technology, leveraged his degree to become a national leader in wood-based green building materials. 

Celeste Kathleen in her cap and gown

Dec 13, 2018

Nontraditional Graduate, Celeste Kathleen, Reflects on Time in the College of Natural Resources

New alumna, Celeste Kathleen, was selected as the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management (PRTM) student speaker for the December 2018 commencement ceremony. Below, she reflects on her time in the PRTM program and the impact its had on her life and career. What are your plans after graduation? Do you have a job… 

Pitch Riley golfing.

Dec 12, 2018

Graduate to Golf Course – Pitch Riley Reflects on Time at the College of Natural Resources

New alumnus, Pitch Riley, graduated in December of 2018 from the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management with a degree in PGA Golf Management. Below, he reflects on his time in the College of Natural Resources and the unique program he felt fortunate to participate in. What are your plans after graduation? Do you have… 

Justine Neville

Dec 12, 2018

Hurricane Flooding Affects Lumbee River Basin

As the global population has exploded over the last century, nitrogen has become one of the most common water contaminants in the world. Justine Neville, a Ph.D candidate, shares details from her research on the Lumbee River. 

Chris Hixson dressed in his Air Force Officer uniform

Dec 11, 2018

From the Mountains to the Air Force – Chris Hixson Reflects on His Time in the College of Natural Resources

New alumnus, Chris Hixson, graduated in December of 2018 with a B.S. in Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology.  Below, he reflects on his time in the FWCB program and the connections he’s made with his college and military careers. What are your plans after graduation? Do you have a job lined up? I will be…