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NC State student Gillian Abrams sitting in a chair.

May 25, 2023

Environmental Sciences Student Presents on the Importance of Pet Waste Collection at EarthFest

Gillian Abrams recently presented an infographic highlighting the importance of collecting pet waste at the 2023 Apex EarthFest. 

The copper wolves at Wolf Plaza stand in front of spring blooms and newly planted greenery on a warm spring afternoon.

May 11, 2023

Suzano Scholarship Supports Paper Science Students

Suzano has endowed a $50,000 scholarship for paper science and engineering students who are first-generation, from an underserved population, or who demonstrate a financial need.  

May 9, 2023

New Research Could Lead to More Sustainable, Efficient Design of Cellulose-based Products

To find better ways to process cellulose, NC State researchers are working to understand its most fundamental interactions — for example, with water. 

May 8, 2023

Can Asheville Learn To Live With Bears?

The Assembly
Bear encounters in Asheville, from a few hundred in the early aughts to more than 1,500 these past few years, have become so commonplace as to seem “a bit like a bear safari,” joked Jennifer Strules, a Ph.D. student at NC State studying the city’s urban bear population. 

May 4, 2023

Studying Fundamentals of Water as a Solvent Could Lead to Greener Products

Lab Manager
Water isn’t just a universal solvent that remains unaffected by its interactions. New publications from NC State show that water can change its solubility characteristics depending upon what it interacts with. 

May 1, 2023

Examining the Nuances of the Forest-Water Connection

U.S. Forest Service Southern Research Station News
Over the coming decades, many forested watersheds could be lost to development, lowering water quality and raising water treatment costs, according to a new study published in the journal Science of the Total Environment. 

Close-up of Corey White

May 1, 2023

Graduation to Vocation: Corey White is Democratizing Geospatial Data

After graduating from NC State, Corey White will launch OpenPlains Inc. to provide communities with geospatial modeling tools to make data-drive decisions. 

Apr 30, 2023

How the Spotted Lanternfly is Hatching Eggs All Over the Map

USA Today
A study published in the journal Communications Biology predicts the spotted lanternfly could reach grape-producing counties in California as early as 2027 but probably by 2033. 

Apr 27, 2023

Why Pickleball Is the Fun New Fitness Trend For Older Adults

Starts at 60
Recent research conducted by NC State researchers revealed that a group of seniors aged 65 and above successfully met their weekly requirement for exercise by simply playing pickleball. 

Houston Bumgarner and his dog, Chewie, sitting at Black Balsam Knob in North Carolina.

Apr 27, 2023

Graduation to Vocation: Houston Bumgarner is Protecting California’s Wildlife

After graduating from NC State, Houston Bumgarner will work as a biological science technician for the National Park Service at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks in California.