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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 pro 

Sep 15, 2020

Q&A: How to Safely Conduct Research During a Pandemic

Barbara White is working to create and maintain a safe working environment for researchers in the Department of Forest Biomaterials. 

Meet Our Fall 2020 Incoming Students, College of Natural Resources, Martina Nordstrand, feature

Aug 6, 2020

Meet Our Fall 2020 Incoming Students

Join us in welcoming our fall 2020 incoming students. They come from different backgrounds and will be working towards a variety of degrees, but are all connected by the College of Natural Resources to Think and Do. 

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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

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. 

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Jul 21, 2020

Brewing Success Story: With $6M funding, Next Century Spirits Preps for Post-Pandemic World

Joel Pawlak, Associate Professor of Forest Biomaterials and co-founder of Next Century Spirits, along with his partners, is looking for larger production facilities for their company that uses technology to slash time to produce whiskeys, rum and other spirits. 

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May 28, 2020

Graduation to Vocation: Developing Testing Standards for Sustainable Materials

College of Natural Resources graduate Matthew Byington's passion is sustainability and sustainable materials. Read more about his journey. 


May 26, 2020

NC State Partners with CESMII to Promote ‘Smart’ Technologies in Paper Manufacturing, Other Industries

NC State and CESMII have launched the Smart Manufacturing Innovation Center. 

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. 

Andrzej works at equipment

May 15, 2020

Graduation to Vocation: Solving Environmental Problems

College of Natural Resources graduate Andrzej Richardson's passion is sustainable materials and technology. Read more about his journey.