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Five Questions with Second Lieutenant Teshawn Lee, College of Natural Resources, Teshawn Lee, feature

Mar 2, 2021

Five Questions with Second Lieutenant Teshawn Lee

Lee, who graduated with a degree in sustainable materials and technology in 2020, discusses his experience at the College of Natural Resources and his future plans. 

Meet the College of Natural Resources’ 2020-2021 Global Change Fellows, College of Natural Resources, Wolf Plaza, feature

Feb 25, 2021

Celebrating Black Excellence

In honor of Black History Month, we recently spoke with Black faculty, staff and students about their experiences in the field of higher education and their contributions to the College of Natural Resources 

Feb 25, 2021

Black Excellence: Instructional Designer James Todd

As an instructional designer for the Department of Forest Biomaterials, Todd provides faculty with online learning techniques and strategies. 

Black Excellence Building Environmental Technician Darnell Jones, College of Natural Resources, Darnell Jones, feature

Feb 23, 2021

Black Excellence: Building Environmental Technician Darnell Jones

As building environmental technician, Jones is helping keep the College of Natural Resources safe during COVID-19. 

Roslynn poses in front of Congaree National Park sign

Feb 22, 2021

Black Excellence: Field Researcher Roslynn Powell

Powell, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, is studying the emotional labor of interpreting enslavement at heritage sites. 

Dr. Zakiya Leggett

Feb 18, 2021

Black Excellence: Assistant Professor Zakiya Leggett

In this Q&A, Leggett reflects on her experience as a Black scientist in the field of natural resources. 

Black Excellence University Program Associate Jewel Walcott, College of Natural Resources, Jewel Walcott, Feature

Feb 16, 2021

Black Excellence: University Program Associate Jewel Walcott

In this Q&A, Walcott discusses her experience as a Black professional working in advancement services and higher education. 

Black Excellence Associate Professor Louie Rivers, College of Natural Resources, Louie Rivers, feature

Feb 10, 2021

Black Excellence: Associate Professor Louie Rivers

Rivers teaches teaches adaptive management and governance and environmental justice and decision making. 

Lauren Pharr in woods - Black Excellence: Wildlife Biologist Lauren Pharr - NC State University College of Natural Resources Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources

Feb 3, 2021

Black Excellence: Wildlife Biologist Lauren Pharr

Pharr, a master's student studying the effects of urban noise and light pollution on avian survival, discusses her experience as a Black scientist in the field of natural resources. 

Murry Burgess at beach - Black Excellence: Urban Ecologist Murry Burgess - NC State University College of Natural Resources Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources

Feb 3, 2021

Black Excellence: Urban Ecologist Murry Burgess

Burgess is a Ph.D. student researching the effects of artificial light at night on bird's health.