Forestry Student Wins Resource Management Service Scholarship
Sarah Bailey, a College of Natural Resources senior studying forest management, is the recipient of a two-year scholarship from Resource Management Service, one of the world's leading managers of forest investments for institutional investors and the managers of a 50-year timber deed on NC State's Hofman Forest. The scholarship aims to promote forestry as a career path for student populations that have been historically underrepresented in the profession.
Big Cats in the Backyard: Master’s Research Reveals Important Finding About Human-Leopard Interactions
Supported in part by a University Graduate Fellowship, Matt Snider recently earned a master's degree from NC State's College of Natural Resources. The fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology major has become a bit of an expert at tracking one of nature's most elusive creatures: the leopard. Snider's thesis revealed important information about how humans are impacting wildlife populations.
Spotlight on Our Students: Research Is Buzzing
Rising third-year University Scholar April Sharp is spending her summer studying native bees and other pollinators across North Carolina as a field research assistant.
Graduation to Vocation: Researching the Impact of Human Population Density on Leopards
Matt Snider recently completed a master's degree in fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology at NC State's College of Natural Resources. Supported in part by a University Graduate Fellowship, Snider says CNR allowed him to develop his advanced skill sets in statistics, modeling and science writing, while fostering a strong attitude of collaboration.
Graduation to Vocation: Bringing Sustainability to Business
Emerson Barnhill graduated in May from the College of Natural Resources with a degree in sustainable materials and technology. The four-year varsity swimmer stayed plenty busy while at NC State, and her experience led to a desire to shape the way big businesses approach sustainable practices.
Graduation to Vocation: Applying Research in Tree Water Usage to Real-World Issues
Andrea Medenblik, recipient of a Graduate Research Fellowship, just earned a master's degree from the College of Natural Resources and will be working as a hydrologist at the U.S. Geological Survey Center in Raleigh. She says CNR prepared her by the future through its diverse curriculum, the infrastructure to perform research, and opportunities to engage with faculty and peers.
Graduation to Vocation: Innovative Solutions to Wildlife Challenges
Daniel Choi graduated this month from the College of Natural Resources with a degree in fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology. A University Honors Program participant, Choi said his favorite memory of being a student at NC State was working on extracurricular research projects.
A Shared Path to Success
Study abroad, hands-on projects at the College of Natural Resources, scholarship support and friendship have helped prepare parks, recreation and tourism management majors Cashie Naylor and Emily Fletcher for their next steps.
Graduation to Vocation: Managing Philanthropic Events
Students for University Advancement president Ellison Lambert is graduating with a degree in parks, recreation and tourism management, and upon graduation she'll be pursuing a career in philanthropic event management. Lambert credits extraordinary experiences in the College of Natural Resources with helping her find her path to giving back.
Achieving Sustainable Success
In the College of Natural Resources, graduating senior Mary Paz Alvarez Valverde discovered a passion for understanding “trash” and its significance in today’s world.