Stories From 2019

Jul 19, 2019

Can Parks Help Cities Fight Crime?

A study of green space and parks in the 300 largest U.S. cities reveals what helps lower the risk of crime.

Jul 18, 2019

Big Cats in the Backyard: Master’s Research Reveals Important Finding About Human-Leopard Interactions

Habitat type could modify the relationship between leopards and humans.

Jul 15, 2019

Who Edits Wikipedia Articles?

Spoiler: Our students do! Learn about the innovative way we're teaching proper science communication.

Jul 8, 2019

NC State Hosts its First-Ever Women in the Environment Conference

Through hands-on learning, conference attendees were empowered to pursue science at NC State.

Jun 27, 2019

Attendance Trends Threaten Future Operations of America’s State Park Systems

Visitation to parks and protected areas across the United States has increased substantially over the past half-century.

Jun 25, 2019

Military Student Brings Lawmakers and Veterans Together Outdoors to Create Change

U.S. Army Captain Matthew Arevian is bringing stakeholders together to show the impact of the outdoors to veterans.

Jun 25, 2019

NC State to Offer Online Graduate Certificate in Renewable Energy Development

The program consists of four online courses that are designed to give individuals a comprehensive understanding of the clean energy market.

Jun 24, 2019

Can Genetic Engineering Save Our Planet’s Biodiversity?

Researchers at NC State’s College of Natural Resources — and around the world — are considering ways to employ genetic engineering for conservation.

Jun 21, 2019

Meet DELTA Faculty Fellow Stacy Supak

With hundreds of eager students under her guidance each semester, DELTA Faculty Fellow Stacy Supak plays an important role on campus. She makes the most of it by teaching with technology. Hear how she's ushering in new tools and techniques to help students think spatially at NC State.

Jun 20, 2019

Can a Hands-on Model Help Forest Stakeholders Fight Tree Disease?

Ross Meentemeyer and fellow researchers offer Tangible Landscape, an interactive model that allows participants to try different solutions to help stop sudden tree death.