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Feb 23, 2017  |  The Abstract

Could Greenways Help Fight Chicago Crime?

A crime decrease in neighborhoods surrounding a Chicago greenway built on an abandoned railway line offers a ray of hope amid troubling trends in the Windy City.

Feb 21, 2017  |  Service and Community

Learners, Leaders

One in every eight students in North Carolina public schools has a disability. That’s nearly 170,000 people who need the expert support of the state’s educators. But those students are also a potential wellspring of talent for the state’s STEM industries.

Nov 14, 2016

A Fashionable Response to Zika Protection

As part of a five-year collaboration between NC State’s College of Natural Resources, College of Textiles and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, researchers are aggressively looking to find solutions to protect people living and working in locations infected with mosquito-borne illnesses.

Nov 10, 2016  |  Events

Spend An Evening With John Muir

John Muir was a pioneering naturalist who was responsible for preserving millions of acres of wilderness in the American West. Join Muir-impersonator Lee Stetson from 7:30-9 p.m. Monday to learn more about his fascinating life.

Oct 31, 2016

Social Media Photos Priceless for Natural Resources Research

Instagram, Flickr and Panoramio reveal the most valued features of European landscapes.

Oct 17, 2016

Citizen Scientists Needed to Find NC’s Candid Critters

North Carolina scientists are looking for volunteers to help with the largest-ever camera trap study of wildlife. Find out how you can get involved.

Oct 14, 2016  |  The Abstract

A Healthy Start for All

Natural resources researchers team up on a national project to end childhood obesity and its racial disparities.

Oct 3, 2016  |  The Abstract

Study Sniffs Out Effects of Dogs, Humans on Wildlife

Exploring a protected forest like Umstead State Park in Raleigh with your dog sounds like a relaxing way to enjoy nature. But how much does your visit disturb wildlife?

Sep 7, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Do Teachers’ Climate Change Beliefs Influence Students?

A coastal North Carolina study examines effects of middle school teaching and students' climate knowledge.

Aug 25, 2016  |  Campus Life

Is Tailgating Toxic?

Last year, NC State researchers monitored air pollution outside Carter-Finley Stadium before, during and after all six home football games. They concluded that the mix of burning charcoal, fumes from generators and idling cars created an unhealthy atmosphere for those sensitive to poor air quality.