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NC WRRI’s 2023 Faculty Researchers Announced

North Carolina’s Water Resource Research Institute (WRRI) is pleased to announce newly funded faculty researchers for 2023. This biennial request for proposals is jointly supported by the North Carolina Water Resources Research Institute and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The researchers are investigating a wide variety of water resources needs, including methods to improve wastewater…

‘An Unnecessary Death’

A CMAST professor sees firsthand how human carelessness damages sea life.

Doing Us a Solid

Engineering team works to figure out effective ways to extract phosphorus from wastewater.
Undergraduate students gather by flowers near Tuck in between residence halls on main campus. Photo by Marc Hall

Energy and Water Competition Winners Announced

NC State student-led Energy and Water Competition winners announced.
five individuals stand in a river with oyster cages

One Oyster At A Time

In the spring of 2020, North Carolina Cooperative Extension specialist Jane Harrison launched the NC Oyster Trail, a grassroots network of oyster growers and fishers;...
Missouri River in July 1993. Image: Washington University at St. Louis.

Turning the Tide

What can be done to reduce the negative effects of disasters and to reduce the likelihood of future disasters occurring in the first place? Hazard mitigation involves taking actions to reduce the vulnerability of communities to the damaging effects of natural hazards and disasters. Gavin Smith, professor of landscape architecture and environmental planning, is assisting local jurisdictions, states, and national governments in addressing this vexing issue.