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Oct 27, 2014 | Research and Innovation

Biofuel Breakthroughs

The biggest barrier to better biofuels is small but stubborn. NC State biotechnology experts explain the challenges of breaking down the plant cell wall.  

Oct 15, 2014 | Campus Life

Student: Banned Crop Could Benefit N.C.

Hemp produces more fiber per acre than cotton while using less water. Can a student organization restore the banned plant's good name? 

Oct 6, 2014 | Service and Community

Roads Less Traveled: Fall Family Trips off the Beaten Path

North Carolina's extended fall offers plenty of chances to enjoy the colorful foliage on family outings from the mountains to the coast. 

Jul 17, 2014 | Faculty and Staff

CNR Taps McCord for Research

Textiles prof Marian McCord joins the College of Natural Resources as associate dean for research. McCord is known for her team-building skills. 

Jun 24, 2014

Floyd to Head PRTM

Meet Myron Floyd, a pioneering researcher in natural resource sociology and outdoor recreation, who takes the helm of the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management next month. 

May 30, 2014

A Sustainable Solution

From Marine to "McGyver-in-residence:" junior Tyson Huffman is putting his real-world experience to work for the women of Rwanda. 

Mar 13, 2014

Four Honored at Sisterhood Dinner

Inspirational faculty, staff and students were honored at the Equity for Women Awards last month. Meet the winners and find out how they're supporting women across the university. 

Feb 6, 2014

Borlaug Nominations Due March 7

Award nominations are being accepted through March 7 for the Norman E. Borlaug Excellence in Service to Society and the Environment Award. 

Feb 6, 2014

NC State Heads Climate Change Hub

The federal government has again selected NC State to take the reins of a collaborative research effort. Find out how the Southeast Regional Climate Hub will help ranchers, farmers and forest landowners cope with increasing risks such as fires, invasive pests, devastating floods and crippling droughts. 

Dec 12, 2013

5 Questions With Dean Watzin

As she completes her first year at NC State, Natural Resources Dean Mary Watzin looks to the future.