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Linen napkins - Why Some Fabrics Shed More Microfibers Than Others - College of Natural Resources News - NC State University

May 12, 2022

Why Some Fabrics Shed More Microfibers Than Others

NC State researchers studied how treating fabrics with dyes, softeners and other chemicals impacts both the production and degradation of cotton microfibers. 

The Wolf Statue at the Murphy Center - College of Natural Resources Raises Over $41.5M During Fundraising Campaign - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

May 10, 2022

Former NC State Professor Honored by the American Chemical Society

Dimitri Argyropoulos, a professor emeritus of chemistry at the NC State College of Natural Resources, was recently recognized by the organization for his groundbreaking research on lignin. 

Brendan Tumpey - Graduation to Vocation: Brendan Tumpey is Tackling Packaging Problems - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Apr 26, 2022

Graduation to Vocation: Brendan Tumpey is Tackling Packaging Problems

Upon graduation, Tumpey will work as a REACH engineer at International Paper in Springfield, Oregon. 

A table display showing a t-shirt with an iridescent hummingbird design - Bio-Inspired Textiles Promote Sustainable Fashion - College of Natural Resources News - NC State University

Apr 21, 2022

Bio-Inspired Textiles Promote Sustainable Fashion

NC State researchers are using nanocrystals extracted from wood to produce iridescent clothing. 

Heaven Davis - Graduation to Vocation: Heaven Davis is Providing Engineering Solutions - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Apr 19, 2022

Graduation to Vocation: Heaven Davis is Providing Engineering Solutions

Upon graduation, Davis will work as a support engineer at Solenis in Macon, Georgia. 

Elijah Gore - Five Questions with Operational Excellence Black Belt Elijah Gore -College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Apr 13, 2022

Five Questions with Operational Excellence Black Belt Elijah Gore

Gore, who holds a double major in paper science and engineering and chemical engineering, now works at WestRock. 

NC State professor Lokendra Pal holds two samples of sawdust powder in his hands - New Biomaterial Could Save Our Oceans from Plastic Pollution - College of Natural Resources News - NC State University

Mar 21, 2022

New Biomaterial Could Save Our Oceans From Plastic Pollution

NC State researchers have discovered how to convert leftover sawdust powder and agro-residues into a Styrofoam-like packaging material. 

Professor Lucian Lucia - Faculty Feature: Meet Professor Lucian Lucia - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Feb 15, 2022

Faculty Feature: Meet Professor Lucian Lucia

Lucia, a professor in the Department of Forest Biomaterials at NC State, is working to minimize the impact of chemistry and its processes on people and the environment. 

Lokendra Pal - Lokendra Pal Named E.J. "Woody" Rice Associate Professor - College of Natural Resources - NC State University

Jan 26, 2022

Lokendra Pal Named E.J. “Woody” Rice Associate Professor

Since Pal joined NC State in 2015, his research has focused on the development of smart packaging, printable electronics and other bio-based materials. 

Daniel Lucas - Graduation to Vocation: Daniel Lucas is Enhancing Pulp and Paper Operations - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Nov 26, 2021

Graduation to Vocation: Daniel Lucas is Enhancing Pulp and Paper Operations

Daniel Lucas will soon graduate with a bachelor's degree in paper science and engineering. Upon graduation, he will be will work as a process engineer at International Paper.