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Camille in front of feed

Aug 3, 2022

Sanergy Fellow Camille Brule Provides Clean Water for Growing Cities

This summer, Brule is working as a R&D Discover Fellow with Sanergy in Nairobi, Kenya. 

wood

Aug 1, 2022

5 Benefits of Building with Cross-Laminated Timber

NC State expert Steve Kelley breaks down the benefits of using cross-laminated timber for construction —from fire resistance and seismic durability to carbon sequestration. 

NC State student Wallace Layman posing for a photo at the WestRock facility in Virginia.

Jul 6, 2022

TAPPIng into Potential: Wallace Layman Receives Top Scholarship

NC State's Wallace Layman is the recipient of the 2022 Cullison Award, TAPPI’s highest award for students. 

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Jun 23, 2022

Richard Venditti Honored with 2021 Outstanding Engagement Award

Venditti, the Elis Signe Olsson professor of pulp and paper science and technology, was recently recognized for his extension work with forest biomaterials. 

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.