Posts Tagged ‘environmental sciences’

Energy

Drs. Heike Sederoff and Amy Grunden

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Environmental Expertise: Energy

Environmental health

Dr. Heather Patisaul

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Environmental Experts Robert Anholt William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor Biology and Genetics 919-515-2273 robert_anholt@ncsu.edu Studies oxidative stress and neurogenetic networks in an insect model as a way to understand genetic and environmental factors related to the risk of developing Parkinson’s disease James Bonner Associate Professor Environmental and Molecular Toxicology [...]

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College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ Environmental Expertise

CALS entomologist John Meyer honored as top Envirothon mentor

Dr. John Meyer (right) is congratulated by Robin Hammond, Friends of Wake district president, for his mentoring efforts.

Meyer has been named the 2011 Envirothon Mentor of the Year by the Wake County Soil and Water Conservation District.

Borlaug Lecture focuses on Costa Rican sustainability

Julio Calvo

The sixth Borlaug lecturer – Dr. Julio Cesar Calvo Alvardo – had an important connection to N.C. State University: He earned his doctorate in forestry here in 1991 and went on to become president of one of Costa Rica’s most prestigious universities, said Dr. Dan Robison, associate dean of the College of Natural Resources.

Costa Rican institute president will deliver 2011 Borlaug Lecture

Julio Calvo

Dr. Julio César Calvo Alvarado, rector (president) of Instituto Tecnologico de Costa Rica, will deliver the 2011 Borlaug Distinguished Lecture on Global Service to Society and Environment at N.C. State University on Oct. 31. The event is open to the campus community and will be followed by a reception and an open circle discussion with Calvo.

Graduate student examines invasive fish species and their ecosystem impacts

Marybeth Brey

A project designed to quantify the impact that introduced fish species can have on a lake’s ecosystem earned Marybeth Brey the top prize in the natural resources category of this spring’s Graduate Student Research Symposium at N.C. State University.

New degree program focuses on business … and land

The first students are expected to begin working toward a bachelor’s degree in soil and land development this fall.

Grad student designs landscapes with both human and environmental health in mind

Brantley Snipes presents her landscape design research project that creates a model to improve an "inner ring suburb" area of Raleigh.

Brantley Snipes designed a suburban retrofit to promote walkability and other outdoor activities that provide mental and physical health attributes to the community.

Gould, Atchley to receive 2010-2011 Holladay Medal

Bill Atchley and Fred Gould

Given in recognition of an outstanding career at N.C. State University, the Holladay Medal is the highest honor bestowed on a faculty member by the trustees and the university.

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