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Sep 12, 2013

Rojas Named ACS Fellow

Orlando Rojas, associate professor of forest biomaterials, has been named a fellow of the American Chemical Society in recognition of his contributions to the sciences and profession. 

May 23, 2013

Two Named to BANR

Two NC State faculty members have been named to the Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, a major program unit of the National Research Council. 

May 2, 2013

Visionary Program Eyes the Future

Having a hard time visualizing the future of geospatial research? Then don't miss the upcoming open house in the Center for Earth Observation. 

Apr 2, 2013

Forest Expert to Present Borlaug Lecture

Frances Seymour, a long-time advocate for forest preservation, will deliver the 2013 Borlaug Lecture 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, in the Hunt Library auditorium. 

Mar 22, 2013

Outdoor Education Helps Minority Students Close Gap in Environmental Literacy

Environmental education programs that took middle school students outdoors to learn helped minority students close a gap in environmental literacy, according to research from North Carolina State University. The study, published March 22 in PLOS ONE, showed that time outdoors seemed to impact African-American and Hispanic students more than Caucasian students, improving minority students’ ecological… 

Feb 13, 2013

Make an Impact

The College of Natural Resources believes in making a positive impact on society. That's the message that comes through in a video from the Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism Management. 

Feb 7, 2013

Enjoy Arbor Day March 16

Plant yourself at the farmer’s market March 16 and enjoy North Carolina’s Arbor Day Celebration. 

Jan 31, 2013

Borlaug Award Nominations Sought

Nominations are being accepted for the 2013 Norman E. Borlaug Service to Society and Environment Award. 

Archive photo of Hofmann Forest, circa 1937.

Jan 28, 2013

Hofmann Forest for Sale

NC State will sell Hofmann Forest, the largest forest in eastern North Carolina, to support programs in the College of Natural Resources. Dean Mary Watzin announces the decision by the Natural Resources Foundation. 

Dec 20, 2012

Balancing Act

Roland Kays deftly balances his two new roles: lab director of the new Nature Research Center in the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences and research associate professor in the College of Natural Resources. 

Christmas Tree Farm

Dec 13, 2012

5 Questions With Jeffrey Owen

Area Forestry Extension Specialist Jeffrey Owen says Christmas tree growers are reporting excellent sales this year, better than previous years. 

Oct 25, 2012

Enjoy North Carolina’s Fall Foliage

Robert Bardon at the College of Natural Resources says the foliage forecast in North Carolina is bright. 

Oct 4, 2012

Pioneering Rapper Inspires CNR Students

Thomas Easley is CNR's diversity director as well as a professional rapper known as "RaShad." Find out why CNR students think he's awesome. 

Sep 20, 2012

Putting Rural Tourism on the Map

A new NC State initiative helps rural businesses connect with urban sophisticate tourists. Take a field trip with the Bulletin and People-First Tourism. 

Sep 20, 2012

5 Questions With Linda Lear

On the 50th year anniversary of Rachel Carson's "Silent Spring," biographer Linda Lear discusses Carson's legacy and why she remains controversial today. Read the fascinating interview.