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Aug 18, 2016  |  Faculty and Staff

Walk the Wild Side of Campus

Faculty and staff can volunteer to participate in the Wolfpack Citizen Science Challenge and help discover what kind of mammals prowl the NC State campus at night.

Aug 11, 2016

Held Captive to Gold

NC State swimmer Ryan Held quickly became one of the top stories of the 2016 Rio Games as part of the United States' gold-medal winning 4x100 freestyle relay team.

Aug 5, 2016

A Fighting Chance

As firefighters in California unite to battle wildfires fueled by extreme heat, NC State textiles and natural resources researchers have joined forces to better protect them under the worst circumstances.

Jul 5, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Does Biomass Harvest Affect Wildlife?

Researchers counted mammals, reptiles and amphibians on clearcut loblolly plantation sites in Georgia and North Carolina to find out how removing woody debris affected wildlife.

Jul 1, 2016  |  HR and Finance

New Timber Contract Ensures Long-term Sustainability for Hofmann Forest

Hofmann Forest timber rights sold to ensure land sustainability, provide consistent annual income for College of Natural Resources.

Jun 27, 2016

Collaborative Research to Help Wildland Firefighters Survive

As firefighters in California unite to battle wildfires fueled by extreme heat, researchers from NC State's College of Textiles and College of Natural Resources have joined forces to look for ways to better protect them under the worst circumstances.

Jun 8, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Keeping Up With the Fast-Moving Science of Gene Drives

NC State's Jason Delborne, an expert in science and technology policy and public engagement, answers questions about the emerging science of gene drives. Delborne helped develop a National Academies report on gene drives and unveil it in Washington, D.C.

Jun 7, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Hiking, Hunting Have Minor Effects on Mammals in Protected Eastern Forests

Six-state study finds that recreation had less of an impact on wildlife distribution than factors such as forested habitat and housing density.

May 27, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

A Cougar’s Epic Journey East

A male cougar's 1,500-mile trek shows mountain lions can get to the East but they won't find company of their own kind.

May 18, 2016  |  The Abstract

A Postmortem on Sudden Oak Death

Geospatial computer modeling tracks not only disease transmission but also the human, financial and political realities of controlling an epidemic.