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Author: Andrew Moore

Jun 16, 2021

An Olympic-Sized Problem

Despite the Olympics' mission to inspire international unity and peace through sport, the event has faced criticism from advocacy organizations over human rights violations committed by host cities and their governments. 

A field of leafy green vegetables - Building a Case for Community Gardens - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Jun 1, 2021

Building a Case for Community Gardens

As a community garden in Raleigh fights to remove regulatory barriers, one NC State expert weighs in on the benefits of urban agriculture. 

Wolf Statue - Two Professors Named Goodnight Early Career Innovators - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

May 26, 2021

Two Professors Named Goodnight Early Career Innovators

Kathryn Stevenson and Jack Wang, both assistant professors, are among the 24 NC State faculty members selected for the university's inaugural class of Goodnight Early Career Innovators. 

Wooden Blocks - Ask an Expert: Why Is There a Lumber Shortage? - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

May 19, 2021

Ask an Expert: Why Is There a Lumber Shortage?

Robert Bardon, a professor of forestry and environmental resources and the college's associate dean of extension, explains the lumber shortage that's led to a $36,000 increase in the price of single-family homes. 

Endowment Honors Legacy of Professor Adrianna Kirkman

May 5, 2021

Endowment Honors Legacy of Professor Adrianna Kirkman

The endowment will provide merit-based scholarships for undergraduate students pursuing a degree in paper science and engineering who have demonstrated interest in equality, diversity or social justice for women. 

A Key deer photo approaches a camera trap in the Florida Keys.

Apr 21, 2021

Endangered Key Deer Fawns Vulnerable to Heat Stress as Sea Level Rises, Study Finds

Sea level rise could destroy low-elevation habitats that provide shade for the deer during summer. 

A Neuse River Waterdog salamander resting on rocks at the bottom of a stream - Saving the Neuse River Waterdog - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Apr 1, 2021

Saving the Neuse River Waterdog

Graduate student Eric Teitsworth is on a mission to save North Carolina's rarest salamander species before it's too late. 

NC State Alum Works to Close the STEM Gender Gap - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Mar 30, 2021

NC State Alum Works to Close the STEM Gender Gap

As women remain vastly underrepresented in STEM occupations, Julia Jacobs '17 is working to increase girls’ interest and comfort in the field. 

Dr. Thomas Easley - Yale University's Thomas Easley to Keynote Diversity Discussion - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Mar 12, 2021

Yale University’s Thomas Easley to Keynote Diversity Discussion

Easley, assistant dean of community and inclusion at the Yale School of the Environment, will facilitate a discussion about discrimination and inequalities in the field of natural resources. 

Electricity Climate - Lights Out: Climate Change Could Plunge America Into Darkness Here's Why - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Mar 8, 2021

Lights Out: Climate Change Could Plunge America Into Darkness. Here’s Why.

As climate change accelerates, the electrical system in the United States will face more frequent extreme weather events that could cause outdated infrastructure to fail.