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A woman doing sit-ups in a gym

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. 

Kids pick up trash on the beach

Jan 13, 2023

Study: Bilingual Kids Could Lead In Ocean Environmental Action

Participation in environmental education programs can motivate children across diverse language groups to act responsibly toward the environment, a recent study from North Carolina State University researchers suggests. 

Close-up of metal wolf sculpture along the stairwell in the Reynolds Coliseum Walk of Fame.

Jan 11, 2023

NC State Professor Part of Global Initiative to Make Sports More Sustainable

Jonathan Casper is one of the co-authors of “Sports for Nature,” a report commissioned by the United Nations Environment Programme to set a baseline for “nature conscious work” in the sport sector.  

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Dec 1, 2022

New Multimedia Story Map Shares Experiences of Veterans in Fire Management

A new interactive story map produced by NC State researchers highlights the experience of five Army and Marine Corps veterans who worked as part of the Veterans Fire Corps to protect landmarks with the National Park Service. 

Gentoo penguins standing on a stony beach with a ship in the background.

Nov 30, 2022

Antarctica’s Tourism Boom Could Be Stressing Out Penguins

NC State researchers recently found that common tourism behaviors could be disturbing the chinstrap and gentoo penguins of Barrientos Island in the Antarctic Peninsula. 

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Sep 21, 2022

How Outdoor Adventures Can Help Students Bond

Facing adversity on outdoor adventures helped students make meaningful connections, even across differences, an NC State study found. 

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Aug 10, 2022

A Tree Planter’s Guide to Environmental Justice

NC State researchers discuss environmental justice strategies to guide tree planting, greening or park planning efforts. 

NC State student Micaela Nardino poses for a photo in front of the Twiddy and Company headquarters in Corolla, North Carolina.

Aug 5, 2022

Twiddy & Company Intern Micaela Nardino Promotes Outer Banks Tourism

This summer, Nardino is interning with Twiddy & Company in Corolla, North Carolina. 

Tiger sharks

Jul 21, 2022

How ‘Shark Week’ Could Inspire Love For Ocean Predators

Findings from a new study indicate positive YouTube videos could be a useful tool for shark conservation. 

The NC State football team takes to the field against Clemson in 2021. Photo by Marc Hall

Jun 27, 2022

Expert: College Athletics Offer Platform for Promoting Sustainable Behavior

Higher education institutions can use their athletic programs to promote sustainable behavior among fans, according to NC State expert Jonathan Casper.