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Feb 5, 2024

Super Bowl: A Money Machine, But for Whom?

NC State professor Mike Edwards breaks down the socioeconomic impact of the NFL's annual championship game.

Curling stones on ice - New Study Looks at Modern Trends in One of the World's Oldest Sports - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Nov 17, 2023

New Study Looks at Modern Trends in One of the World’s Oldest Sports

More than 60% of the Americans who participate in the sport of curling are between the ages of 25 and 54, according to a new study published by NC State researchers.

aerial view of a city neighborhood - Greener Neighborhoods Can Protect Us - at the Cellular Level - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Oct 23, 2023

Greener Neighborhoods Can Protect Us – at the Cellular Level

A new study finds that greenspace in urban environments has a positive impact on a key genetic marker associated with exposure to stress.

Dorthea Dix Park offers a view of the downtown Raleigh skyline - Local Parks Can't Keep Up With Demand. This New Toolkit Could Help - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Oct 6, 2023

Local Parks Can’t Keep Up With Demand. This New Toolkit Could Help

As local parks and recreation agencies experience budget woes, NC State researchers have developed a new toolkit to help satisfy visitor expectations amid growing demand.

Suspension bridge - Survey: Tourists' Long-Term Travel Plans More Uncertain Under Climate Change - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Aug 28, 2023

Survey: Tourists’ Long-Term Plans More Uncertain Under Climate Change

Findings from a new study suggest that climate change could impact not only the total number of tourists visiting a place, but also the timing and duration – factors that could be important for tourism-related staffing and revenue.

Silhouette of a man running his morning run on road - Extreme Heat is Changing How People Experience the Outdoors - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Aug 3, 2023

Extreme Heat is Changing How People Experience the Outdoors

As record-breaking heat waves become more common around the world, many people are changing the timing and location of their outdoor activities.

Aerial view of South Florida - New Tool Maps South Florida Fire Risk Pixel by Pixel - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Jun 28, 2023

New Tool Maps South Florida Fire Risk Pixel by Pixel

NC State researchers designed a computer model to allow fire managers to map fire risk in South Florida on a day-to-day basis.

A person plants a young tree into a mound of soil - Urban Tree Planting is Booming, Just Not In Low-Income and Minority Neighborhoods - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Jun 14, 2023

Urban Tree Planting is Booming, Just Not In Low-Income and Minority Neighborhoods

The distribution of trees remains inequitable in many American cities, with low-income and non-white neighborhoods typically having fewer trees.

Pickleball and paddle - Pickleball Helps Older Adults Stay Physically Active - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

May 4, 2023

Pickleball Helps Older Adults Stay Physically Active

Playing pickleball helped a small group of adults aged 65 years and older reach their recommend weekly dose of moderate to vigorous physical activity, NC State researchers found.

A woman doing sit-ups in a gym - Health Coaching Program Shows Promise for Managing Student Stress - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Mar 16, 2023

Health Coaching Program Shows Promise for Managing Student Stress

NC State researchers used Fitbits to track students's physical activity and sleep in a pilot program launched during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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A football on a field.

Feb 5, 2024

Super Bowl: A Money Machine, But for Whom?

NC State professor Mike Edwards breaks down the socioeconomic impact of the NFL's annual championship game.

Curling stones on ice - New Study Looks at Modern Trends in One of the World's Oldest Sports - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Nov 17, 2023

New Study Looks at Modern Trends in One of the World’s Oldest Sports

More than 60% of the Americans who participate in the sport of curling are between the ages of 25 and 54, according to a new study published by NC State researchers.

aerial view of a city neighborhood - Greener Neighborhoods Can Protect Us - at the Cellular Level - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Oct 23, 2023

Greener Neighborhoods Can Protect Us – at the Cellular Level

A new study finds that greenspace in urban environments has a positive impact on a key genetic marker associated with exposure to stress.

Dorthea Dix Park offers a view of the downtown Raleigh skyline - Local Parks Can't Keep Up With Demand. This New Toolkit Could Help - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Oct 6, 2023

Local Parks Can’t Keep Up With Demand. This New Toolkit Could Help

As local parks and recreation agencies experience budget woes, NC State researchers have developed a new toolkit to help satisfy visitor expectations amid growing demand.

Suspension bridge - Survey: Tourists' Long-Term Travel Plans More Uncertain Under Climate Change - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Aug 28, 2023

Survey: Tourists’ Long-Term Plans More Uncertain Under Climate Change

Findings from a new study suggest that climate change could impact not only the total number of tourists visiting a place, but also the timing and duration – factors that could be important for tourism-related staffing and revenue.

Silhouette of a man running his morning run on road - Extreme Heat is Changing How People Experience the Outdoors - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Aug 3, 2023

Extreme Heat is Changing How People Experience the Outdoors

As record-breaking heat waves become more common around the world, many people are changing the timing and location of their outdoor activities.

Aerial view of South Florida - New Tool Maps South Florida Fire Risk Pixel by Pixel - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Jun 28, 2023

New Tool Maps South Florida Fire Risk Pixel by Pixel

NC State researchers designed a computer model to allow fire managers to map fire risk in South Florida on a day-to-day basis.

A person plants a young tree into a mound of soil - Urban Tree Planting is Booming, Just Not In Low-Income and Minority Neighborhoods - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Jun 14, 2023

Urban Tree Planting is Booming, Just Not In Low-Income and Minority Neighborhoods

The distribution of trees remains inequitable in many American cities, with low-income and non-white neighborhoods typically having fewer trees.

Pickleball and paddle - Pickleball Helps Older Adults Stay Physically Active - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

May 4, 2023

Pickleball Helps Older Adults Stay Physically Active

Playing pickleball helped a small group of adults aged 65 years and older reach their recommend weekly dose of moderate to vigorous physical activity, NC State researchers found.

A woman doing sit-ups in a gym - Health Coaching Program Shows Promise for Managing Student Stress - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Mar 16, 2023

Health Coaching Program Shows Promise for Managing Student Stress

NC State researchers used Fitbits to track students's physical activity and sleep in a pilot program launched during the COVID-19 pandemic.