Posts Tagged ‘sustainability’

Lonnie Poole Golf Course receives Audubon International certification

Picture of Lonnie Poole Golf Course.

North Carolina State University’s Lonnie Poole Golf Course has passed strict sustainability standards and become a certified Audubon International Signature Golf Sanctuary and member of the organization’s Signature Program.

The world of water

Picture of panel discussion. Pictured are Garry Grabow, Maeneed Klein, performance manager for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utility District, Mike Hoover and Barbara Fair

A symposium sponsored by the North Carolina Green Industry Council and featuring presentations by four CALS faculty members looks at ‘The Future of Water in a Green World.’

Research symposium highlights evolution of life sciences

Dr. Phillip Sharp

From evolution to the economy, the “Stewards of the Future: Research for Human Health and Global Sustainability” conference covered an array of topics and drew more than 400 participants representing science, industry and academia.

College names sustainability coordinator

Danesha Seth Carley

Dr. Danesha Seth Carley, a 2006 doctoral graduate of the North Carolina State University departments of Crop Science and Plant Pathology, recently was named coordinator for sustainability programs in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. She is the first person to hold this new position.

Beyond the yuck factor

Bill Fenner and Sushama Pradhan

Why do Americans continue to flush their toilets with drinking water? It’s a question that an N.C. State University team of soil scientists contemplates every day as they work to show that small-scale wastewater reuse can be a way to ensure a safe and plentiful water supply in the face of projected nationwide water shortfalls.

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