In the Field

May 13, 2019

Black Bears in the Backyard

Dr. Chris DePerno recaps the results of a multi-year study on black bear populations in Asheville, N.C.

May 7, 2019

Achieving Sustainable Success

Mary's passion for sustainability amplified with the help of scholarships and endowment funds. Today, she prepares for her upcoming graduation and is inspired to further her education.

May 6, 2019

Climate Education for Kids Increases Climate Concerns for Parents

Researchers in the College of Natural Resources worked with middle school teachers to track how students influenced their parents' opinions on climate change.

May 3, 2019

Crowd the Tap: Empowering Communities to Examine Their Lead Exposure

Caren Cooper, associate professor, Imani Bell, graduate student, and Dr. Lisa Lundgren are using a national database, called Crowd the Tap, to test water infrastructure and its impact on minority communities.

May 1, 2019

Fulbright Scholar Carla Barbieri to Study Agritourism in Spain

Beginning in September, Barbieri will spend four months at the University of Alicante studying the entrepreneurial success of farmers.

Apr 18, 2019

When Coastal Hazards Threaten Your Outer Banks Trip

Erin Seekamp, associate professor, leads a study to track the effects of tourists visits to the Outer Banks after the disruption of coastal hazards

Apr 17, 2019

Fact check: Is pollen season getting worse?

Dr. Robert Bardon of the N.C. State Extension Service explains the reasons behind the high pollen count, known as the “pollenpocalypse,” happening throughout the state this spring.

Apr 16, 2019

Can multiple carnivores coexist in cities?

Arielle Parsons, Ph.D. student, and Roland Kays, associate professor, discuss the importance of communities with green spaces and its positive effects on carnivores.

Apr 10, 2019

Alumni Profile: Michael Biggerstaff

Michael blends the experience he learned in various on-campus clubs to the many duties he performs as a biological scientist for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

Apr 3, 2019

Alumni Profile: Camille Brown

Camille uses horseback riding to help teenage girls throughout Wake County stay focused in school as a program manager at CORRAL Riding Inc.