College of Natural Resources

Aug 13, 2019

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.

Jul 30, 2019

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.

Jul 23, 2019

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.

Jun 25, 2019

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.

Jun 18, 2019

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.

Jun 11, 2019

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.

May 31, 2019

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.

May 14, 2019

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.

May 14, 2019

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.

May 7, 2019

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.