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A picture of industrial hemp growing in a field

Sep 18, 2020

Industrial Hemp: A More Sustainable Option for the Hygiene Industry

Researchers at NC State’s College of Natural Resources are using industrial hemp to develop tissue paper and other products. 

belltower at night - Chancellor's Innovation Fund Supports Six Promising Projects - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Aug 5, 2020

Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Supports Six Promising Projects

This year's Chancellor's Innovation Fund winners are working toward safer treatments for human and animal health, novel manufacturing methods for toilet paper, lightweight car frames and synthetic fuel. 

Matthew holds beaker in lab - Exploring Sustainable Air Travel With Jet Fuel From Trees - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Jul 27, 2020

Exploring Sustainable Air Travel With Jet Fuel From Trees

Researchers in NC State’s Department of Forest Biomaterials are working to make jet fuel from a renewable resource: trees. 

This illustration shows a roll of toilet paper

May 19, 2020

How the Coronavirus Created a Toilet Paper Shortage

Although the country is slowly reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic, there’s one household item you may still find missing on grocery store shelves: Toilet paper. 

Smart factory with sensors.

Mar 24, 2020

Artificial Intelligence: A Game Changer for the Chemical Manufacturing Industry

A growing number of chemical manufacturers are exploring the use of artificial intelligence to cut greenhouse gas emissions and improve the energy efficiency of their operations. 

Female with Oculus headset - Emerging Opportunities and Jobs in the Bioeconomy

Feb 20, 2019

Emerging Opportunities and Jobs in the Bioeconomy

Marko Hakovirta, head of the Department of Forest Biomaterials, and Lucian Lucia, associate professor, discuss nontraditional ways to introduce students to STEM careers. 

Ron Sederoff

Mar 17, 2017

Sederoff Honored for Molecular Genetics Work with Forest Trees

Ron Sederoff, a recently retired forestry professor and pioneering molecular geneticist, won the 2017 Marcus Wallenberg Foundation Prize, an international award for scientific achievements in forestry. 

Tennessee Valley Trail

Jul 29, 2016

Where policy meets practicality at the intersection of built and natural environments

Forestry alumna Brenda Brickhouse combines a love of economic, social and environmental issues at the Vice President of Environment and Energy Policy at the Tennessee Valley Authority.