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Tag: Parks Recreation and Tourism Management

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. 

Five Questions with Senior Associate Athletics Director Tim House, College of Natural Resources, Tim House, feature

Feb 15, 2021

Five Questions with Senior Associate Athletics Director Tim House

House, who graduated with a degree in sport management in 2008, is now senior associate athletics director and assistant vice president for development at Purdue University. 

Hunter with a shotgun

Jan 27, 2021

Decline in Hunting Threatens Conservation Funding

Fewer Americans are taking up hunting every year, a trend that has wildlife agencies across the country looking for new ways to fund conservation. 

A person goes for a jog in the morning.

Jan 19, 2021

How COVID-19 is Impacting the Mental Health of College Students

A study of students at seven U.S. universities identified risk factors for greater mental health impacts linked to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Public park.

Jan 4, 2021

Study Identifies Amenities Parents Want in Public Parks

Parents from diverse backgrounds value parks that offer playgrounds, sports fields and green spaces, and safety, according to a survey from NC State researchers. 

Dec 17, 2020

A Year in Review: Our Best Research Stories of 2020

Despite the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, it's been a productive year for researchers at NC State's College of Natural Resources. 

Which NC flower are you, College of Natural Resources, Great Smokey Mountains, courtesy Chris Mobley

Dec 14, 2020

Nature Gap: Why Outdoor Spaces Lack Diversity and Inclusion

People of color may be far less likely to engage in outdoor recreation, largely due to historic and modern-day discrimination, but they have played a significant role — and still do — in public parks systems. 

Dec 9, 2020

NC State Assistant Professor Wins ‘Best Research Paper’ Award from Prestigious Journal

The paper highlights the life of Ada McKinley, a Black social reformer and racial justice advocate in Chicago, and her impact on the parks and recreation movement. 

The Arthur family arrives in Chicago.

Dec 8, 2020

Study Spotlights Black Social Reformer, Parks and Rec Pioneer, on Chicago’s South Side

In a new paper, researchers highlight the contributions of Ada S. McKinley to the parks and recreation and settlement house movements. 

Jonathan Rosales Hernandez

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.