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May 9, 2023

Meet the graduates: Class of 2023 Sustainability Stewards

Meet the class of 2023 Sustainability Stewards who have created a lasting impact for campus sustainability. 

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Apr 26, 2023

Interdisciplinary garden bridges engineering, food security

Graduate student Jasmine Gibson is leading the transformation of a grassy patch next to the D.S. Weaver Laboratories into an active, educational space that promotes urban horticulture and farming practices. 

Winners of NC State's Sustainability Awards pose for a group picture while flashing the Wolf hand sign. They are standing in front of a black fabric background.

Apr 21, 2023

Nuclear engineering senior is student recipient of NC State’s Sustainability Awards

These 2023 Sustainability Awards recipients leave an impact on campus and beyond. 

Mike Walden wearing glasses, a navy blue long-sleeved shirt and red tie sits at a desk behind a microphone.

Mar 14, 2023

You decide: will North Carolina be a leader in new energy?

With new technologies on the rise, the energy economy can seem to shift in various directions. Is North Carolina positioned to capitalize on these new paths? 

Close-up photo of man holding a yam tuber partially wrapped in banana paper prior to planting.

Feb 23, 2023

Yams benefit from banana ‘paper’ cocoon

Wrap-and-plant technique shows promise for increasing tuber size, yields and storage quality. 

CCEE Associate Professor Doug Call, left, demonstrates research materials to Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Arati Prabhakar, right.

Feb 17, 2023

CCEE sustainability research highlighted on White House science advisor campus visit

Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Arati Prabhakar visited NC State’s campus last week to see how university researchers are creating cleaner energy systems.  

Left to right: Colin Lawler, Mallory Padgett and Nick Berinson holding their first place awards.

Feb 10, 2023

Sustainable transportation project wins at Engineering Design Day

NC State students’ optimization of the Wolfline bus system wins top honors. 

Three students, one seated, two standing, all wearing mask view computer monitor next to large piece of lab equipment.

Feb 6, 2023

Undergraduate researches clean energy, gains hands-on experience

Senior Aidan Lim spent his summer working towards these goals as a part of the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU). Lim worked with Zhu’s team in their study of batteries, more specifically battery life and the degradation of that battery life over time. 

Two students work at a table in the Senior Design Lab. Textile samples are on the table they are working at, and the PPE suit they are working to improve is visible hanging on a whiteboard behind them.

Jan 18, 2023

Textile engineering students help develop more sustainable PPE

A group of NC State University seniors partnered with Pine Bluff Arsenal to choose a new material for coveralls worn by members of the U.S. Army.