media mentions

Dec 6, 2018

War veterans and lawmakers hike, discuss outdoor recreation as way to cope with PTSD

College of Natural Resources student and veteran brings community and lawmakers together to climb and connect on PTSD, substance abuse issues, and depression after deployments.

Nov 10, 2018

NC State Plays Role in Development of New Sport Impact Tool

Professor Michael Kanters and colleagues partnered with the N.C. High School Athletic Association to examine levels of physical activity, safety and psychosocial impacts of sports.

Oct 31, 2018

Bobcats in the ‘Burbs?

It turns out suburbia is a bit wilder than we thought. NC State's Audio Abstract podcast talks citizen science and wild suburbia with Arielle Parsons, a graduate student and researcher at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.

Oct 12, 2018

Meet the Environmental Educator of the Year

Jenna Hartley, a doctoral student, receives the Governor’s Conservation Achievement Award for Environmental Educator of the Year, the highest natural resource honors in the state.

Oct 12, 2018

This New Tool Can Help Parents Find the Best Sport for Their Kids

Researchers in the College of Natural Resources are helping families decide which sports children should play with the Healthy Sport Index.

Jul 30, 2018

Health Matters Connects Parks and Recreation and Cooperative Extension

The Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management teams up with partners like the CDC to help rural North Carolinians tackle serious health problems in a new initiative called Heath Matters.

Jul 25, 2018

An Engineer’s Journey from Pulp and Paper to Personal Care

Alumnus Jacob Vrooman received a scholarship from the Paper Science and Engineering program that led to an internship after just one semester, that changed his life.

Jul 19, 2018

A mysterious disease is killing millions of bats. These scientists are trying to save them.

Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology alumnus Sam Freeze is studying northern long-eared bats at a Marine Corps Base Quantico to find out why some bats seem resistant to the devastating white-nose fungal disease.

Jul 17, 2018

Shad in the Classroom Boosts Recovery Effort

Alumni, graduate students and the Student Fisheries Society help make the Shad in the Classroom program not only a success, but fun for elementary school students.

Jul 9, 2018

Can citizen science reverse the extinction of experience?

Caren Cooper, Research Associate Professor of Forestry and Environmental Resources, finds that citizen science programs can help participants foster a stronger relationship with the natural world around them.