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diversity and inclusion

Oct 3, 2023

Seen in Science

NC State students have launched a nonprofit to address concerns of researchers from marginalized communities. 

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Oct 2, 2023

Citizen Science Has a Diversity Problem, Experts Say. Now What?

NC State researchers want to broaden engagement in large-scale citizen science projects by providing practitioners with the knowledge, awareness and resources to support inclusion, equity and accessibility. 

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Jun 15, 2023

Women in Sport Leadership Summit Empowers Female Athletes and Students

The event serves as an important resource to develop, connect and advance female professionals who will be entering the sport industry. 

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Mar 17, 2023

Into the (Prescribed) Fire

The Women-in-Fire Prescribed Fire Training Exchange is a 12-day wildland fire operations training course that combines practical live-fire training with indoor learning and discussions. 

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Mar 15, 2023

Inclusivity Outdoors: Making Field Research Safer

Two NC State graduate students founded Field Inclusive, a nonprofit to make field research safer for all — especially researchers from marginalized communities. 

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Feb 23, 2023

NC State Hosts Clinic to Promote Equity for Girls and Women in Sports

The event allowed girls and boys in grades K-5 to participate in hands-on drills and skill development stations representing a variety of sports and activities. 

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Feb 20, 2023

A More Diverse, Equitable Future for Natural Resources

Two new programs at NC State are recruiting and training graduate students from traditionally underrepresented groups in order to increase the number, quality and diversity of students in the field of natural resources. 

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Feb 15, 2023

Meet National Needs Fellow Kayla Stukes

Stukes, a master's degree student in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State, talks about the impact she hopes to make through her research and her involvement in the USDA National Needs Fellowship Program. 

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Feb 14, 2023

Meet National Needs Fellow Rachel Wood

Wood, a doctoral student in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State, talks about the impact she hopes to make through her research and her involvement in the USDA National Needs Fellowship Program. 

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Feb 9, 2023

Mentorship is Key to Inclusion in Ecology

An NC State expert details recommendations for boosting inclusion for people of color in forestry, ecology and related fields.