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Aug 25, 2020

Climate Change and the Challenge of Community Relocation

Climate change will profoundly affect where people live. It already is. 

Photos of the members of the class of 2024 make a mosaic of the number 2024 on Stafford Commons in front of Talley Student Union

Aug 19, 2020

Meet the Newest Members of the Pack

This year’s first-year and transfer students are facing a new kind of fall, but they’re ready to work hard, have fun and make the most of every opportunity. 

Jun 23, 2020

Teamwork that Addresses Flooding Challenges

Philanthropy helps support the work of NC State’s Coastal Dynamics Lab, which helps communities recover from events such as hurricanes and plan for a better future. 

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Jun 19, 2020

Land loss has plagued black America since emancipation – is it time to look again at ‘black commons’ and collective ownership?

This is a repost from The Conversation. Authors: Kofi Boone, professor of landscape architecture, College of Design, North Carolina State University; Julian Agyeman, professor of urban and environmental policy and planning, Tufts University Underlying the recent unrest sweeping U.S. cities over police brutality is a fundamental inequity in wealth, land and power that has circumscribed black lives… 

Apr 29, 2020

Natural Learning Initiative Takes Education Outdoors with WolfWare Outreach

The Natural Learning Initiative offers two asynchronous certificate programs for professional development in WolfWare Outreach. The certificate programs are tailored to early childhood and landscape design professionals who want to improve children’s outdoor learning environments. 

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Apr 23, 2020

Three Faculty Win Holladay Medal

Three faculty members have been selected to receive the Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence, the highest honor bestowed by NC State and the university’s Board of Trustees. These faculty will be honored and receive their medals at the Celebration of Faculty Excellence, tentatively scheduled for September 1. 

Apr 6, 2020

Meet the 2020 NC State Sustainability Award Winners

NC State honors sustainability excellence in the campus community. 

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Feb 19, 2020

The Urgency and Necessity for Greenways: Five Questions with Charles A. Flink

There’s a lot of talk about the need for greenways but besides being attractive, nice areas to take a jog, how do these spaces actually benefit communities? Do they outweigh the financial cost, physical labor and political will to build them?  Charles A. Flink is a professor of practice in landscape architecture at NC State University… 

Jan 16, 2020

Talley Student Union Named Marquee Green Building

This hallmark building on campus has received another sustainability honor. 

Dec 21, 2019

2019 in Review

Take a look back at a few of NC State’s biggest moments of 2019.