Student Strives To Build Safe, Sustainable Apparel Industry
Rejaul Hasan, a doctoral student in the College of Textiles, hopes his focused research in sustainability and supply chain will ensure the safety, sustainability and fair labor practices for garment workers in his native Bangladesh.
Bee the Change: New Apiary on Centennial Campus
Thanks to a public-private partnership, Centennial Campus is now home to 150,000 honeybees in seven beehives. The new apiary will create opportunities for tours and other forms of pollinator-related education.
Take Part in NC State’s Earth Month Activities
With more than 50 events on and around campus, find multiple ways to celebrate Earth Month in April.
Nearly seven in 10 college students say they have not purchased a textbook for financial reasons, even at the risk of academic performance. That's one of the reasons NCSU Libraries created the Alt Textbook Project, which provides mini-grants and support for faculty to adopt, adapt or create free and open alternatives to textbooks.
Winter Break Conservation Saves $300,000
Since 2004, NC State has saved $3.5 million in energy costs by shutting down campus buildings during the winter holiday break, including nearly $300,000 this past year.
Harrelson: From Savaged to Salvaged
Through the years, many people enjoyed tearing down Harrelson Hall figuratively and rejoiced in seeing it torn down literally last year. However, the promise to keep remnants of the iconic round building out of the landfill was fulfilled, as 95 percent of its non-hazardous materials and content were reclaimed and recycled.
Students Help Companies Become B Corp Certified
NC State’s B Corp Clinic matches students as volunteer consultants for local companies seeking certification as a B Corporation by showing best practices in environmental responsibility, social impact, accountability and transparency.
Wrap Without Waste This Holiday Season
Check out these tips for a more sustainable approach to holiday gift wrapping.
NC State Recognized as Bike-Friendly Campus
NC State racks up another honor, nabbing a silver award in the League of American Bicyclists’ annual Bicycle Friendly University recognition program.
Grad Student Builds Campus Pollinator Garden
Graduate student Melissa Tinling used a grant from the NC State Sustainability Fund to build a pollinator garden on Centennial Campus, a project that helps manage stormwater and provides a habitat for native pollinators like bees, moths and butterflies.