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The copper wolves at Wolf Plaza near Talley on main campus. Photo by Marc Hall

Sep 12, 2023

Forestry Alum’s Legacy Honored at Slocum Camp

Brady Johnson, a 1998 graduate of the Poole College of Management, recently donated funds to the College of Natural Resources to name the newly renovated dining hall at Slocum Camp after his grandfather J. Baxter Johnson Jr., who graduated from the College of Natural Resources in 1948. The dedication honors a major figure in Johnson’s life and recognizes his family’s shared love for NC State while also providing for the forestry students who spend six to nine weeks each summer learning at the camp. 

Haley Jenkins wearing earmuffs and moving a piece of lumber

Aug 29, 2023

Haley Jenkins Analyzes Sustainable Wood Products

Haley Jenkins is a junior majoring in sustainable materials and technology in the College of Natural Resources, as well as a recipient of the Natural Resources Foundation Alumni Scholarship Award and the Wilson Family Scholarship. This summer, Jenkins served as an undergraduate research assistant with the wood science and engineering program at Oregon State, a multidisciplinary university program focused on science, technology and engineering. 

The Memorial Belltower and flowers

Aug 22, 2023

On the Path to Success

No matter what area — or areas — of NC State you support, your generosity makes a big difference throughout our campus. Our students graduate into successful careers, our faculty drive game-changing research and our programs build valuable connections, expanding our reach and your impact far beyond Raleigh. This past academic year, 36,159 donors joined us on a path to a bolder, brighter future. Learn more about how donor support is powering the extraordinary in a new school year. 

Jenna Abrahamson in front of a computer

Aug 22, 2023

Jenna Abrahamson Develops Remote Sensing Methods to Predict Flooding

Jenna Abrahamson is a Ph.D. student in the Center for Geospatial Analytics and a recipient of the NC State University Graduate Research Fellowship. This summer, she worked remotely for the Pacific Northwest National Lab as a Ph.D. intern on its terrestrial and aquatic integration team under the Earth and Biological Sciences Directorate. 

Jennifer Piercy

Aug 15, 2023

Jennifer Piercy ’94 Reflects On Decade of Success at NC State

There’s a word for what Jennifer Piercy feels as she heads to work every day as the assistant dean for college advancement and president of the NC State Natural Resources Foundation. The word: passion. 

Paper machine

Aug 8, 2023

NC State to Lead $10M Initiative to Decarbonize Forest Products Industry

A group of researchers from the NC State Department of Forest Biomaterials has been selected to lead a $10 million, public-private research initiative aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the forest products industry. Lokendra Pal, the EJ Woody Rice Professor and a University Faculty Scholar in the Department of Forest Biomaterials at NC State, will lead the effort. 

Wolf Plaza

Aug 8, 2023

Charles Allen Sanders ’85 Named Executive Director of Pulp and Paper Advisory Board

Sanders, an alumnus of the College of Natural Resources’ paper science and engineering program, brings more than 30 years in the paper industry to the board. In his new role, he will serve as an interface between the advisory board and corporate and individual contributors, manage day-to-day activities of the board, work to establish goals and objectives to grow the endowment and assist in alumni communications. 

Tylene Powell

Jun 27, 2023

Scholarship Support Allows Tylene Powell to Pursue Her Passion for Sport Management

For NC State junior Tylene Powell, the support that she’s received from scholarships has been vital to her academic success. Powell, who is majoring in sport management at the College of Natural Resources, received the Natural Resources Foundation Scholarship during her freshman year and then the Jack “Swede” Frauson Sports Management Scholarship and the Wayne Williamson and Bette Rose Scholarship Endowment in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management. 

a photo of Wolf Plaza by Becky Kirkland

Jun 27, 2023

Catch Up With a Libraries Student Scholarship Awardee: Samuel Brown

The NC State University Libraries awards a number of scholarships every year to outstanding Libraries student workers as part of its efforts to support student success and academic affordability. Samuel Brown, a 2023 computer science graduate who worked in the Natural Resources Library, was one of them. 

Morgan Arteman

Jun 6, 2023

5 Questions With Goodnight Doctoral Fellow Morgan Arteman

Morgan Arteman is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources and one of two students in the College of Natural Resources to be named to the inaugural class of Goodnight Doctoral Fellowship recipients. Launched in December 2022 thanks to the generosity of Dr. Jim and Mrs. Ann Goodnight, the Goodnight Doctoral Fellowship provides an annual stipend of up to $40,000 to each recipient in support of their education and research.