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Founded in 2014, CNR News is an online news site managed by the Office of Marketing and Communications at NC State’s College of Natural Resources. The site includes original reporting about the college's latest research initiatives and expert analysis on global environmental issues, ranging from forest health and wildlife conservation to climate change and sustainability. Additional content found on the site includes stories about student experiences, faculty and staff achievements and philanthropy. 

Meet Our Team

Andrew Moore


Andrew Moore is the Marketing and Communications Manager at NC State’s College of Natural Resources. He is in charge of digital content and primarily writes about faculty research and popular topics related to the environment. Andrew previously wrote for Community Journals Publishing Group in Greenville, South Carolina where he worked as a science and technology reporter. He graduated from the University of South Carolina in 2016 with a degree in print and online journalism. When Andrew isn’t writing, he’s either hiking or reading a good book. To reach Andrew, email

Emma Gosalvez


Emma Gosalvez is the Social Media Specialist for NC State’s College of Natural Resources. She develops content for and manages the college’s social media channels. Emma also writes web content about alumni, faculty research and trending topics related to the environment. She previously worked as a writer and social media coordinator for Penn State University’s IT Communications. Emma graduated from Shippensburg University with a bachelor’s in communication and journalism in 2011 and a master’s in communication studies in 2013. In her spare time, Emma enjoys hiking, nature photography, and reading a good book. To reach Emma, email

Lauren McLaughlin


Lauren McLaughlin is the Marketing and Social Media Intern at NC State’s College of Natural Resources. She writes content related to alumni and student success, as well as creative and educational content. Lauren is an undergraduate student majoring in environmental sciences and minoring in science communication and Spanish. She is passionate about sustainability and loves spending time outdoors. In her free time, Lauren enjoys photography and playing guitar. To reach Lauren, email