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New campus apartments awarded sustainability certification

05.20.2015 |

New campus apartments awarded sustainability certification NC State University’s Wolf Ridge Student Apartments are the newest student housing on campus as well as the most sustainable. The apartments, which opened in August 2014, recently received certification for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) at the Silver level. “Sustainability was at the forefront of every […]


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Garden, bees boost sustainability at College of Veterinary Medicine

05.18.2015 |

Garden, bees boost sustainability at College of Veterinary Medicine This year a group of students at NC State’s College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) have been busy as bees establishing a habitat for bees and a community garden on campus. Just after spring semester classes wrapped up, a handful of volunteers put the finishing touches on […]


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NC State Stewards cap successful second year

05.12.2015 |

NC State Stewards cap successful second year As the NC State Stewards think and do, NC State’s campus is becoming more sustainable. Launched in 2013 as a student sustainability ambassador program supported by the University Sustainability Office, the NC State Stewards promote sustainability on campus through projects and peer-to-peer education. Among the activities and accomplishments […]


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New solar panels increase campus research capacity

05.06.2015 |

The latest investments in NC State research facilities are soaking up the sun atop the Partners I building on the university’s Centennial Campus.


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NC State-based center launches statewide clean transportation campaign

05.05.2015 |

NC State-based center launches statewide clean transportation campaign You shouldn’t drive less just to save money at the gas pump. Driving less also improves N.C. air quality according to Fuel What Matters, a statewide educational campaign recently launched by the North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center at NC State. Through TV, radio and digital media advertisements, the Fuel What Matters campaign […]


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Student-developed app aims to reduce food waste at grocery stores

04.27.2015 |

Student-developed app aims to reduce food waste at grocery stores What if there was an app that notified you when local grocery stores discounted prices on near expiring produce that was about to be discarded? That’s how the collegiate founders of FreshSpire want to reduce food waste in the United States, where up to 40 […]


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National, local sustainability honors cap NC State Earth Month

04.23.2015 |

National, local sustainability honors cap NC State Earth Month Add to NC State’s Earth Month celebration another handful of sustainability awards and national recognition for the Wolfpack. This month, the Princeton Review named NC State a Green College in its Guide to 353 Green Colleges. That recognition comes on the heels of NC State receiving […]


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NC State lauds university’s most sustainable at Green Brick Awards

04.17.2015 |

Three members of the NC State community and one campus organization were honored with Green Brick Awards.


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Student ‘thinks outside the hive’ to address global bee shortage

03.27.2015 |

You’ve heard of rooftop gardens atop high-rise urban buildings but what about rooftop bee hives?


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NC State hosts free recycling, paper shredding drive

02.23.2015 |

NC State’s annual paper shredding and recycling drive on March 11 is an opportunity to safely and responsibly dispose of unwanted items.


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