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Apr 3, 2024

New Sustainable Labs Program Launched

The program empowers NC State researchers and lab users to adopt sustainable practices in campus lab spaces.

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Apr 2, 2024

Meet Forest Biomaterials Professor Kai Lan

Lan is an assistant professor of sustainability science and engineering in the Department of Forest Biomaterials.

Mar 18, 2024

Sassorossi Family Establishes Scholarship for Paper Science Majors

Sarah and Deanna Sassorossi hope the scholarship will be a small part of an overall solution to help increase the affordability of an undergraduate degree.

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Feb 23, 2024

Lucian Lucia Named 2023-24 University Faculty Scholar

Lucia, a professor of forest biomaterials and chemistry, has made outstanding academic achievements and contributions to NC State through his teaching, scholarship and service.

Niveda poses outdoors - Freshman Niveda Mahesh Makes a Lasting change in Her Community and Beyond - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Feb 12, 2024

Park Scholar Niveda Mahesh Seeks to Create Sustainable Change

Mahesh, a freshman studying paper science and engineering at NC State, is the founder and president of the nonprofit organization 4Girls 4Change.

Katie Payne poses at lab - 5 Questions with Research and Development Engineer Katie Payne - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Jan 5, 2024

5 Questions with Research and Development Engineer Katie Payne

Katie Payne graduated in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in paper science and engineering and chemical engineering. She now works as a staff scientist at Solenis in Wilmington, Delaware.

Close-up of Roman Sarder - Roman Sarder '23 Develops Sustainable Paper and Packaging Solutions - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Dec 5, 2023

Roman Sarder ’23 Develops Sustainable Paper and Packaging Solutions

Sarder, who graduates in December 2023 with a Ph.D. in forest biomaterials, is currently working as a senior research scientist at WestRock.

NC State researchers place waste items on a conveyor belt - AI-Powered Waste Management System to Revolutionize Recycling - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Nov 9, 2023

AI-Powered Waste Management System to Revolutionize Recycling

The system is expected to streamline the collection of non-recyclable waste for conversion into renewable products, energy and fuel.

Weston poses for camera - Weston Cregger '24 Awarded Collision Scholarship - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Oct 30, 2023

Weston Cregger ’24 Awarded Cullison Scholarship

The William L. Cullison Scholarship is awarded by the Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry to undergraduate students based on academic achievements and demonstrated leadership abilities.

European Swift - Mimicking a Bird's Sticky Spit to Create Cellulose Gels - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Oct 18, 2023

Mimicking a Bird’s Sticky Spit to Create Cellulose Gels

A small bird's nest-making inspires a nontoxic process for making cellulose gels.