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Tag: diversity and inclusion

Deja Perkins and Lauren Pharr pictured while birding

Jun 15, 2020

The Importance of Black Birders Week and Its Lasting Impact

Deja Perkins and Lauren Pharr helped organize Black Birders Week and participated in the daily events, respectively. We spoke with them to hear their perspective on the week and its impact. 

Deja Perkins birding.

Jun 10, 2020

On How #BlackBirdersWeek Celebrated Black Naturalists, Birders

Graduate student Deja Perkins helped launch #BlackBirdersWeek to celebrate black naturalists, birders. 

bird in nature

Jun 9, 2020

Black Birders Call Out Racism, Say Nature Should Be for Everyone

Co-organizers of the first Black Birders Week talk about how outdoor-focused groups can help promote inclusion. 

College of Natural Resources Students Selected for Scholars for Conservation Leadership Program, College of Natural Resources, Jordan Hall

May 11, 2020

College of Natural Resources Students Selected for Scholars for Conservation Leadership Program

Three students from NC State's College of Natural Resources were selected to attend the Scholars for Conservation Leadership Program, which aims to expand opportunities for underrepresented minority groups in the land conservation field. 

Apr 23, 2020

NC State Professor Wins Prestigious Fellowship to Study Indigenous Rights

As a fellow at the National Humanities Center, Dr. Ryan Emanuel will spend the next year writing a book about his research project, “Water in the Lumbee World: Environmental Justice, Indigenous Rights, and the Transformation of Home." 

Duncan Anderson

Feb 5, 2020

An Interview with Duncan Anderson

As member of the LGBT+ community, Duncan promotes diversity through his existence. His involvement with the Engaging Leaders Program and the GLBT Center at NC State have helped him find community and learn to lead. 

Forests

Sep 3, 2019

Creating a More Diverse Workforce in Forestry

NC State and Tuskegee University will offer an accelerated graduate degree program to students from underrepresented groups. 

Diversity in the Outdoors

Jul 29, 2019

Diversity in the Outdoors

Myron Floyd, professor and head of the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, discusses the barriers that African Americans face to enjoying outdoor spaces. 

Student poses while climbing in Denali

Jun 26, 2019

Military Student Brings Lawmakers and Veterans Together Outdoors to Create Change

U.S. Army Captain Matthew Arevian is bringing stakeholders together to show the impact of the outdoors to veterans. 

food insecurity

Mar 7, 2019

Food and Housing Insecurity is Impacting our Students

Guest contributor Alexa breaks down the effects of food and housing insecurity throughout campus and introduces services available to help our students succeed.