CNR Communications

Dec 6, 2018

War veterans and lawmakers hike, discuss outdoor recreation as way to cope with PTSD

College of Natural Resources student and veteran brings community and lawmakers together to climb and connect on PTSD, substance abuse issues, and depression after deployments.

Sep 18, 2018

Out of the Classroom and Into the Field

From DC to China to right here on campus, students in the Department of Forest Biomaterials got out of the classroom and into the field this summer to put their knowledge to work and gain hand-on experience.

Aug 28, 2018

Leading a Global Conversation on Deforestation Through Remote Sensing

Remote sensing is unveiling new views of Earth’s surface and fostering an interdisciplinary project between Drs. Josh Gray and Erin Sills to help us better understand and track deforestation and promote more sustainably managed tropical forests.

Aug 28, 2018

New Program to Fuel Bioeconomy Launches

What do Reebok shoes, fuel and disposable forks have in common? All can be made from biorenewable sources instead of petroleum. This fall, we're welcoming undergraduate students and teachers as part of a new program to promote the bioproducts industry.

Aug 27, 2018

Sick and Tired? There’s an App for That

Dr. Jason Bocarro and partners working in public health and wellbeing are testing a revolutionary new app that communicates with patients and helps them fill park prescriptions for a more healthy lifestyle.

Aug 27, 2018  |  Our People

Faculty and Staff Summer Adventures

Much like our students, College of Natural Resources faculty and staff  get out of our classrooms and offices during the summer to make an impact on campus and around the world. From research to arts, we've been busy this season.

Aug 1, 2018

Personal #Statement: Stephen Louis

Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management alumnus Stephen Louis talks about the impact of family and brotherhood on his college and athletic career.

Jul 30, 2018

What’s in Your Laundry?

Dr. Richard Venditti has partnered with Cotton Incorporated and the Australian government's Cotton Research and Development Corporation to discover what happens to small particles of cotton, polyester, rayon and blends that are released during the washing of our clothes.

Jul 30, 2018

Health Matters Connects Parks and Recreation and Cooperative Extension

The Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management teams up with partners like the CDC to help rural North Carolinians tackle serious health problems in a new initiative called Heath Matters.

Jul 27, 2018

RRS Welcomes Dr. Charlynne T. Smith as our Director

Dr. Charlynne Smith is excited to join the Recreation Resources Service team as the new director. Her expertise and passion make her a perfect fit for the job.