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Student Leads Effort to Boost Recycling At D.H. Hill Library
Student Kyra Levau spends enough time at D.H. Hill Library to know where the trash cans are ‒ and are not. As she studied on...
Sustainability Fund Announces Grant Winners, New Grant Opportunity
Ten projects have received NC State Sustainability Fund grants to improve campus sustainability in the 2018-2019 fiscal year.
A Day in the Life of Campus Sustainability
During an average day on campus, NC State students come into contact with hundreds of sustainability initiatives, often without even realizing it.
Wood Formation Model To Fuel Progress in Bioenergy, Paper, New Applications
Need stronger timber, better biofuel or new sources of green chemicals? A new systems biology model built on decades of NC State research will help engineer trees for specific needs.
Textiles Students Design Sustainable Solutions
In this senior design course, students have two semesters to create a solution to a textiles industry problem. This year, several projects focus on sustainability.
Improving Public Engagement with Science Museums
A team of computer science, education and museum researchers is launching a project to better understand how museum visitors interact with educational exhibits. The ultimate goal: helping museums capture public interest.
Alumna Leigh-Kathryn Bonner Selected for Inc’s 30 Most Inspiring Young Entrepreneurs
The buzz surrounding NC State alumna Leigh-Kathryn Bonner’s company isn’t dying down. Founder Leigh-Kathryn Bonner, 25, was recently selected as one of Inc.’s 30 Most Inspiring Young Entrepreneurs of 2018.
While searching for sources of bromide in the Cape Fear River watershed nearly five years ago, NC State environmental engineer Detlef Knappe and his team found more than they were looking for: high concentrations of a number of unexpected industrial chemicals in drinking water, including one — GenX — that has entered the popular vernacular in North Carolina.
Using Virtual Reality to Plot Urban Green Spaces
Research with VR goggles gives landscape designers fresh insight on how green landscapes refresh city residents.
April is Earth Month at NC State
April ushers in signs of spring and NC State’s Earth Month, the university’s annual focus on the planet and sustainability.