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A Summer of Learning, College of Natural Resources, FWCB Summer Camp Pitcher Plants, feature

Aug 27, 2021

A Summer of Learning

College of Natural Resources students build on classroom knowledge through internships, summer camps and more. 

Kelvin Borges stands in front of International Paper sign

Jul 29, 2021

Not Your Average Summer

This summer, students from the NC State College of Natural Resources are participating in internships, co-ops and volunteer programs across the country — from Raleigh to Wyoming. 

Bite-resistant textiles - Mosquito-Resistant Clothing Prevents Bites in Trials - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Jul 27, 2021

Mosquito-Resistant Clothing Prevents Bites in Trials

NC State researchers created insecticide-free, mosquito-resistant clothing using bite-proof textiles they designed. 

Kelvin Borges stands in front of International Paper sign

Jul 15, 2021

Not Your Average Summer: Utilizing Data to Promote Sustainability

Kelvin Borges, a sophomore dual majoring in paper science and engineering and chemical engineering, is completing a super co-op as a process engineer at International Paper's mill in Cayuga, Indiana. 

Jul 14, 2021

Not Your Average Summer: Optimizing Paper Mill Processes

As an industrial sales intern for the paper division of Nalco Water, Brianna Ochoa is working at the Savannah River Mill in Georgia to optimize the performance of paper machines. 

Not Your Average Summer Analyzing Flooring Materials, College of Natural Resources, Melzer Morgan, feature

Jul 13, 2021

Not Your Average Summer: Investigating Wood Products Challenges

This summer, Melzer Morgan IV is working as a technical analyst in the Hodges Wood Products Laboratory at the NC State College of Natural Resources. 

golfers on course

Jun 22, 2021

Teeing Off for a Good Cause: Annual Fundraiser Supports Student Scholarships

The College of Natural Resources' Second Annual Golf Tournament raised $7,000 for scholarship funds for PGA Golf Management and Paper Science and Engineering students. 

Five Questions with Research and Development Engineer Trevor Treasure, College of Natural Resources, Trevor Treasure, feature

Jun 14, 2021

Five Questions with Research and Development Engineer Trevor Treasure

Treasure, who graduated in 2014 with Ph.D.s in forest biomaterials chemical engineering, is now a principle research and development engineer at Eastman Chemical Company. 

The sun peeks through the leaves of a tree at the Court of North Carolina.

Jun 4, 2021

Turning Tree Residue into Smart Hydrogels

NC State researchers are turning wood byproducts into sensory hydrogels and sustainable, biodegradable smart materials. 

American sycamore grove

Jun 3, 2021

Could Sycamore Trees Be an Alternative Fuel Source?

NC State researchers found a native tree, the American sycamore, could be a bioenergy fuel source.