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Sep 18, 2018

Building a Sound Map of Raleigh – For Science

Sound can affect everything from human health to the well-being of wildlife, but there is very little data on the levels and types of sound in U.S. cities.

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 14, 2018

Student Spotlight: Mary Paz Alvarez Valverde

Sustainable Materials and Technology major Mary Paz Alvarez Valverde attended the International GreenBuilding Conference and Expo with support from the CNR Enrichment Fund.

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 2, 2018

How Changes in Water Quality Today Impact Sustainability Tomorrow

Dr. Marcelo Ardón aims to understand the human and natural processes influencing salinization of surface waters and its impact on farmlands, water sources, forestry plantations and other coastal resources.

Jan 29, 2018

The 3 E’s of Developing a Bioproducts and Bioenergy Pipeline: Education, Economics and Excitement

Faculty from the College of Natural Resources and the College of Education team up to prepare students in eastern North Carolina for future careers in the bioproducts and bioenergy industries.

Dec 4, 2017

O Christmas Tree, How Lovely Are Thy Branches that Retain Needles

Forestry and Environmental Resources Post-Doctoral Research Scholar Lilian Matallana is trying to improve the quality of Fraser fir in the North Carolina Christmas tree market by pinpointing the gene responsible for needle retention.

Oct 11, 2017

Student Spotlight: Chase Conner

Environmental Sciences major Chase Conner created and directed the Martin County Main Street Market in his hometown of Williamston, N.C.

Oct 10, 2017

Researchers Get SALT-y Over Climate Change

An interdisciplinary team of College of Natural Resources (CNR) researchers are studying the connection between rising sea levels and vegetation die-off along the NC coast as part of the SALT Project.