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Tag: forest biomaterials

Salonika Aggarwal

Nov 5, 2020

Graduation to Vocation: Using Biomaterials Sustainably

Salonika Aggarwal will use her Ph.D. to research sustainable ways of extracting resources from biomaterials. 

A pile of used clothing

Oct 29, 2020

Our Clothes Are Polluting the Environment. Here’s a Solution.

The clothing that ends up in landfills can emit greenhouse gases and leach chemicals into the ground. 

Jordan Hall at the College of Natural Resources

Oct 28, 2020

Why the College of Natural Resources is Chosen for Continuing Education

From graduate programs to workshops, see why the College of Natural Resources is chosen for continuing education. 

Oct 19, 2020

Your Next Halloween Mask Could Be Made from Trees

NC State researchers are working to create more sustainable, inexpensive masks for Halloween. 

a small farm in the mountains of Colombia

Oct 15, 2020

Sustainable Fibers Provide Economic Support for Vulnerable Communities in Colombia

A research initiative exploring the use of fique fiber residues for tissue paper production is providing jobs for Colombian farmers. 

5 Questions with Laboratory Technician Shane Page, College of Natural Resources, Shane Page, feature

Oct 12, 2020

Five Questions with Laboratory Technician Shane Page

Shane Page, a sustainable materials and technology alumnus, is putting his skills to work as a laboratory technician. 

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 products. 

COVID Research - Q&A: How to Safely Conduct Research During a Pandemic - College of Natural Resources NC State

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. 

belltower at night

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.