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Lee and Sunny Allen

Jan 26, 2023

Generous Gift from Lee and Sunny Allen to Fund International Studies for Forestry Students

A well-traveled life can change you. Lee and Sunny Allen believe it can also change the world. 

Jan 18, 2023

Revealed: More Than 90% Of Rainforest Carbon Offsets By Biggest Provider Are Worthless, Analysis Shows

The Guardian
Erin Sills, a co-author in the international group and a professor at North Carolina State University, said the findings were “disappointing and scary”. She was one of several researchers who said urgent changes were needed to finance rainforest conservation. 

Jan 17, 2023

Enjoying Nature May Lessen Need For Some Medications, Study Finds

“The analysis can reveal key associations, but we can’t say for certain whether it was the greenspace proximity or use that led to reduced use of medications,” said Lincoln Larson, an associate professor in the College of Natural Resources at North Carolina State University. 

Jan 17, 2023

Riparian Buffers Aided in the Maintenance of Stream Flow in Specific Areas of North Carolina’s Developing Watershed and Climate Change

Nature World News
According to Katherine Martin, assistant professor of forestry and environmental resources at NC State, forests can filter water and slow it down to prevent floods or keep water levels up during droughts. 

Jan 17, 2023

These Two Lifestyle Tweaks Might Actually Keep The Doctor (And Meds) Away

“Perhaps people who were healthier to begin with (and less likely to take prescription drugs) were more likely to get outdoors in the first place,” Lincoln Larson, an associate professor in the College of Natural Resources at North Carolina State University in Raleigh. 

Old Trafford stadium in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England. Photo by Alex Motoc via Unsplash.

Jan 17, 2023

How To Study Sport Programs and Facilities in the United Kingdom

NC State students will engage with sport industry professionals and scholars to gain an international perspective on sport programs and sustainable facility management. 

Jan 16, 2023

Environmental Education Programs May Be Well-Suited For Linguistically Diverse Children

News Medical
Participation in environmental education programs can motivate children across diverse language groups to act responsibly toward the environment, a recent study from North Carolina State University researchers suggests. 

NC State graduate Daniel Lussier

Jan 16, 2023

PRTSM Online Grad Appreciates His Journey Spanning Three Decades

Daniel Lussier '22 shares the story of how he discovered his career path with the help of the online Master of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sports Management degree program at NC State. 

Jan 12, 2023

What Climate Change Means For California

The Week
"Climate change is creating the perfect conditions for larger, more intense wildfires," Robert Scheller, a professor of forestry and environmental resources at North Carolina State's College of Natural Resources, said. "We're already seeing fires that we didn't expect to see until 2080." 

Jan 11, 2023

NC State Scientists Work To Raise Awareness Of Black, Disabled Field Researchers

Raleigh News & Observer
Murry Burgess and Lauren Pharr, both Ph.D. candidates at N.C. State University, started the nonprofit Field Inclusive in August to support biologists and other natural sciences researchers from marginalized communities.