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Lauren Maynard

Mar 13, 2019

Alumni Profile: Lauren Maynard

Lauren discusses the impact of her past experiences in the College of Natural Resources on her decision to continue her studies as a graduate student at Virginia Tech. 

Summer Higdon

Feb 18, 2019

Alumni Spotlight: Summer Higdon

Hands-on experience helped Summer enhance her passion for animals and the outdoors while inspiring her to expand her educational opportunities. 

alexandra morrison_feature

Jan 30, 2019

Alumni Spotlight: Alexandra Morrison

Alexandra combines her love of environmental education, visual storytelling, research and wildlife as an undergrad and graduate student in the College of Resources. 

Sam Freeze

Jan 23, 2019

Alumni Spotlight: Sam Freeze

After hearing about the College of Natural Resources, Sam was inspired to major in fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology, where he worked with various organizations, including the Marine Corps, Clemson University and the NC Museum of Natural Sciences. 

Happy students at commencement in PNC Arena.

Jan 2, 2019

Remarkable Researchers

NC State sets the bar high for research in higher education — our students help make that happen. Meet four fall 2018 graduates who took full advantage of creating a well-rounded education through hands-on research. 

Ryan Held holding diploma after graduation ceremony

Dec 18, 2018

From Rio to Raleigh – Olympic Swimmer Ryan Held discusses the NC State College of Natural Resources

Imagine your career on display live for 30,000 people and broadcasted all over the world. Ryan Held, Olympic swimmer and recent graduate of the NC State College of Natural Resources, is not one to buckle under pressure. His strength was tested at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where he won gold in the… 

hunting decline

Dec 14, 2018

As Hunting Declines, Efforts Grow to Broaden the Funding Base for Wildlife Conservation

Taxes and fees help pay for wildlife conservation in the United States. However, as fewer Americans take up hunting, wildlife managers are seeking other ways to collect funding. 

Chris Hixson dressed in his Air Force Officer uniform

Dec 11, 2018

From the Mountains to the Air Force – Chris Hixson Reflects on His Time in the College of Natural Resources

New alumnus, Chris Hixson, graduated in December of 2018 with a B.S. in Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology.  Below, he reflects on his time in the FWCB program and the connections he’s made with his college and military careers. What are your plans after graduation? Do you have a job lined up? I will be… 

Morgan Register - in the field

Sep 20, 2018

Meet Morgan Register: Exploring Biological Sciences in the Bahamas

Morgan Register gained valuable research techniques and learned the ins and outs of building the foundation for any research project while in et Bahamas. 

Sarah Hallyburton

Sep 6, 2018

Meet Sarah Hallyburton

Sarah Hallyburton, a Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology major, recent studied abroad on Andros Island in the Bahamas.