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Student pose in a group - First-Year Students Grow to Become Dedicated Engaging Leaders - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

May 27, 2021

First-Year Students Grow to Become Dedicated, Engaging Leaders

Meet some of the members of the 2020-21 Engaging Leaders program cohort and read about their favorite moments and biggest takeaways during the program. 

Roslynn poses in front of Congaree National Park sign

Feb 22, 2021

Black Excellence: Field Researcher Roslynn Powell

Powell, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, is studying the emotional labor of interpreting enslavement at heritage sites. 

Jocelyn Painter on boat - NC State Student Brings Indigenous Knowledge to State Climate Policies - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Dec 10, 2020

NC State Student Brings Indigenous Knowledge to State Climate Policies

Jocelyn Painter is giving North Carolina’s Native American tribes a seat at the governing table. 

Jordan Hall - Providing Undergraduate Research Opportunities During A Pandemic - College of Natural Resources NC State University

Nov 25, 2020

Providing Undergraduate Research Opportunities During a Pandemic

When students lost internships due to COVID-19, the Department of Forest Biomaterials stepped in to help. 

Deja Perkins with Barn Swallow bird - Graduation to Vocation: Connecting Environmental Justice and Birding - College of Natural Resources NC State University

Nov 24, 2020

Graduation to Vocation: Connecting Environmental Justice and Birding

Deja Perkins explores how environmental and social justice impacts birding and wildlife. 

Jonathan Rosales Hernandez - Graduation to Vocation: Enhancing Tourism in Latin America - - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Nov 23, 2020

Graduation to Vocation: Enhancing Tourism in Latin America

Jonathan Rosales Hernandez will pursue a master's degree in tourism so he can help struggling communities. 

Claudia Patterson in Front of Wolf Statue - Graduation to Vocation: Finding Innovative Solution to Engineering Problems - - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Nov 20, 2020

Graduation to Vocation: Finding Innovative Solutions to Engineering Problems

Claudia Patterson will combine her engineering degree and people skills to work in chemical sales. 

McKenzie Herlihy - Graduation to Vocation: Empowering Communities with Sustainable Tourism - - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Nov 16, 2020

Graduation to Vocation: Empowering Communities with Sustainable Tourism

An internship experience abroad inspired McKenzie Herlihy to empower rural communities through sustainable tourism. 

Clayton Lynch - Graduation to Vocation: Giving Back to the Land Through Research - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Nov 9, 2020

Graduation to Vocation: Giving Back to the Land Through Research

Clayton Lynch was driven to natural resources research because of his Native American roots and love for the land. 

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.