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Aug 5, 2015

Harrelson Hall: Reclaimed

Harrelson Hall will round out its service at NC State University by going to the recycling bin. Plans are to use at least 90 percent of reclaimed nonhazardous materials for other purposes. 

Jun 24, 2015

Distributed Technique for Power ‘Scheduling’ Advances Smart Grid Concept

Researchers have developed a new technique for “scheduling” energy in electric grids that advances the smart grid concept by coordinating the energy being produced and stored by conventional and renewable sources. 

Jun 3, 2015

The Conservation Fund Selected to Lead Hofmann Forest Negotiations

The Board of Trustees for the Endowment Fund of NC State University has selected The Conservation Fund, supported by the law firm of Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan, to manage land-use negotiations for Hofmann Forest. The […] 

May 19, 2015

Fisheries, Society and Sustainability: A Q&A With Stefano Longo

What happens when part of the ecosystem becomes a commodity? Stefano Longo explores this and other questions in his new book on fisheries and environmental sociology. 

Mar 17, 2015

NC State Endowment Fund Announces New Hofmann Forest Plan

NC State Endowment Fund announces the long-term strategy for Hofmann Forest. 

Feb 11, 2015

NC State Researchers Land UNC System Research Grants

NC State is a key partner in five of six grants awarded as part of a new, statewide initiative designed to advance strategically-important collaborative research projects in North Carolina. 

Feb 6, 2015

Fish Pee Helps Keep Coastal Ecosystems Healthy, Thriving

Researchers find that pristine Caribbean coral reefs would be quite a bit less pristine without the proper levels of fish pee. 

Jan 29, 2015

Lab Grades Green Building Potential

Nelson Hall becomes a living lab for sustainability education as students evaluate the building for LEED certification. 

Jan 23, 2015

New Technique Helps Probe Performance of Organic Solar Cell Materials

Researchers have developed a way to determine the role that a material’s structure has on the efficiency of organic solar cells, which are candidates for low-cost, next generation solar power. The finding will help guide future research and development efforts. 

Jan 14, 2015

New Material, Technique Efficiently Produce Hydrogen, Syngas Fuel Feedstock

Researchers have developed a technique that uses a new catalyst to convert methane and water into hydrogen and a fuel feedstock called syngas with the assistance of solar power.