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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.