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Apr 9, 2012

CNR Bids Farewell to Robison

Join the College of Natural Resources at an event honoring Dan Robison, associate dean of research, who is leaving NC State to accept a position as dean of the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design at West Virginia University. 

Mar 20, 2012

Social science

The N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences' Nature Research Center will bring science, and NC State expertise, to the public in some exciting new ways. 

Mar 15, 2012

Saws to Seedlings

Live sports featuring lumberjacks at NC State today! We’ve got something for everyone, from axe-wielding events to an arbor day celebration. 

Mar 8, 2012

Meet the Fire Chasers

Two NC State researchers are developing better ways to fight forest fires. 

Mar 6, 2012

Venditti Named Fellow

Dr. Richard Venditti, forest biomaterials professor, has been named a 2012 fellow of TAPPI, the nation’s leading association for the worldwide pulp, paper, packaging and converting industries. 

Feb 22, 2012

Attarian Named to Conservation Post

Dr. Aram Attarian has been selected as the American Alpine Club's  conservation ambassador for the Southern Appalachian Section. 

Feb 20, 2012

Dean Paddles for a Cause

Dr. Bob Brown will pick up a paddle for a 225-mile kayak trip in April. Find out why he's taking on the challenge this time. 

A young girl in Tunisia.

Jan 25, 2012

Poetic Justice

Experience the first full performance of Poetic Portraits of a Revolution at Stewart Theatre on Tuesday. A team of young artists, including two NC State students, created the multimedia theatrical production after traveling to the Middle East last summer. 

Jan 23, 2012

NC State forensic sciences: Research for the real world

NC State research doesn't live only in the lab: our forensic scientists have helped law enforcement close cases. 

Jan 23, 2012

CSI: NC State

NC State experts unlock the secrets of soil samples, skulls, fibers and more to help law enforcement turn cold cases into convictions. 

Jan 19, 2012

Provost Appoints Three Search Committees

Provost Warwick Arden has appointed nomination committees in the searches for a vice chancellor and dean of Academic and Student Affairs,  dean of the College of Natural Resources and dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. 

Jan 17, 2012

Brown Confirms Retirement Plans

Dr. Robert Brown, dean of the College of Natural Resources since 2006, has confirmed that he will retire by early fall. 

Dec 7, 2011

Two Dean Searches Planned

NC State will move forward with national searches for deans of the College of Natural Resources and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Provost Warwick Arden announced. 

Oct 11, 2011

USDA Recognizes Forestry Project

Eight team members from NC State are among the winners of a prestigious U.S. Secretary of Agriculture’s Honor Award for a research, education and extension project to maintain and restore forests and ecosystems. 

Sep 13, 2011

“Hey Bobby, Slow Down!” Helicopter Parents Can Impede Child’s Ability to Play

Parental safety concerns may prevent children from getting good exercise, according to a new North Carolina State University study that examined how families use neighborhood parks. Results from the study suggest that children who were monitored too closely by hovering “helicopter” parents were less likely to engage in higher levels of physical activity. “It’s a…