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  • The College of Natural Resources at North Carolina State University
    ecology and management Watzin has served as dean of the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Vermont since 2009 and founded and directed the UVM lakefront ecosystem science laboratory Read the Press Release Read the 2011 2012 Pinetum CNR students have been busy this year enhancing their academics by participating in student organizations attending summer camp planning timbersport events winning golf tournaments learning networking skills at numerous CNR events and more See what s been going on and what life is like for CNR students today in the 77th Edition of the CNR Student Journal The Pinetum RESEARCH SPOTLIGHT Working with the Military We partner with military services and installations in the state and the nation on research and extension projects The projects contribute to sustaining the military s mission and to protecting national defense Our projects are diverse and unique ranging from land management to energy production to chemical warfare neutralization Learn More CNR Engaging Leaders Each fall 25 entering CNR students are selected to participate in this exciting program for incoming freshman off campus transfer and on campus transfer students The program emphasizes hands on learning real world applications and relationship building with faculty staff students and community leaders For information contact Tiffany McLean in Academic Affairs Interested in becoming an Engaging Leader Megan Cain NC State Energy Leader Megan Cain a recent Environmental Technology Management graduate and an NC State Energy Intern recently produced this video for the NC State Sustainability Office which shows how several units on campus are working together to promote a vision of sustainability on campus Watch Video Tradition Transformation North Carolina State University was founded in 1887 to fulfill the land grant university mission opening the doors of higher education to the citizens of North Carolina For

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  • About the College | College of Natural Resources
    believe that nurturing and enjoying the environment and engineering sustainable products go hand in hand with helping communities and enterprises thrive The faculty staff students and alumni of the NC State College of Natural Resources are discovering and sharing real world solutions to real world problems everyday Our Departments Our three departments Forestry and Environmental Resources Parks Recreation and Tourism Management and Forest Biomaterials are ranked among the nation s best in their fields with many faculty members considered international leaders in their disciplines Through mastery of fundamental knowledge and hands on learning approaches our graduate and undergraduate academic programs reach well beyond the traditional classroom to provide the best educational opportunities for our students whether in a facility outfitted with the latest instructional technologies on the floor at a manufacturing plant in the board room at a major league sports venue or hip deep in a mountain stream or a coastal plain pocosin Our students enjoy a close knit small school atmosphere with the full resources of a leading research university And our focus on multi disciplinary collaboration builds a foundation of experience that prepares students for the real world Even our undergraduates work alongside faculty and graduate students on research teams exploring some of today s most exciting challenges Innovation The College s innovative university industry cooperatives and other research programs are recognized nationally and internationally as leaders in their respective fields Our researchers have an impressive record of obtaining competitive federal research funding which speaks well of the quality of our programs the direction of our research efforts and the stature of our faculty Locally Responsive Our extension and outreach units are renowned for their expertise and responsiveness to the information and resource needs of business industry government agencies non profit groups communities and citizens Globally Engaged

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  • Future Students | College of Natural Resources
    Resources welcomes prospective students and their families to learn more about our programs From paper science engineering to sport management to forestry our college attracts a diverse group of students with a wide range of interests Below are some reasons why we think our college is a special place Want to Make a Difference Whether you want to work outdoors as a wildlife biologist develop recreation programs for underprivileged children through a non profit organization or work with third world countries making paper using native renewable resources our graduates make an impact on the world in a meaningful way Are You Looking for a Home Away from Home With just over 1400 students our college is one of the smallest at NCSU allowing us to give our students personalized attention with the resources of a larger university Back to school retreats summer camps student involvement and community service projects provide numerous ways for you to become a part of our family Want to know your faculty and staff Our students will tell you they love the close personalized attention they receive Our faculty and staff understand the transition to college can be overwhelming and we strive to help our students be successful through personalized advising and individualized instruction Want to see the world Whether you want to study the native animals of Namibia or the forests of Sweden CNR offers our students the opportunity to study the environment diverse societies and engineering of sustainable resources around the world We are committed to introducing our students to the world around them which is important in a global economy How about Raleigh Our college is unique because we are a natural resources program located in a major city providing students the best of both worlds With the Schenck Forest located only 10

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  • For Current Students | College of Natural Resources
    MyPack Portal and clicking on Degree Audit If you do not see an academic advisor listed please contact the Office of Academic Affairs at 919 515 6191 Changing Your Major Students wishing to change their major at North Carolina State University should first meet with the undergraduate coordinator for their desired major and be accepted by the department After being accepted the student should come to the Office of Academic Affairs Free Tutoring Services The College of Natural Resources offers free tutoring services for courses offered through our college If you are a current CNR student or taking one of our classes and are interested in getting a tutor visit the Office of Academic Affairs in 2018 Biltmore Hall or call us at 919 515 6191 Scholarships College is a major investment for students and their families This is why the College of Natural Resources is committed to helping students fund their education through a variety of outlets Click here to explore how you can make it more affordable Library Resources Located on the first floor of Jordan Hall the Natural Resources Library provides full access to an extensive collection supporting CNR research programs Through the library s Tripsaver service students have full access to materials located across campus at other Triangle libraries and beyond Library staff are available to provide research consultations and assistance Computer Resources CNR offers multiple computing facilities and resources for undergraduate and graduate students Biltmore 3032 is available to students outside of scheduled class hours and the drop in lab also located in Biltmore 3032 is available during operational hours The computers are installed with much of the software students may need for class work Lab Hours of Operation for fall and spring semesters Monday Thursday 8 00 a m 10 00 p m Friday

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  • Research | College of Natural Resources
    comprehensive leaving an indelible footprint not only on our own state of North Carolina but on communities and industries around the world Our researchers make discoveries daily in sustainable use and conservation of renewable resources industrial and urban forestry environmental sciences forest products engineering and manufacturing forest biomaterials and bioenergy active living leisure behavior human dimensions of the outdoors tourism marketing consumer behavior in sport and tourism and more We believe that nurturing the environment engineering sustainable products and celebrating all the many ways humans and their environment interact go hand in hand When we live work and play in balance with the environment individuals communities and business thrive Research in the College is conducted by faculty staff and students in all three of our departments Various speaker series and events are held annually to inspire and inform the research interests of our faculty staff students LEARN MORE ABOUT RESEARCH IN THE COLLEGE Department of Forest Biomaterials Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources Department of Parks Recreation Tourism Management Need Assistance The College of Natural Resources Research Office CRO The CRO facilitates the research enterprise for the College of Natural Resources providing managerial and on demand service and advocacy to the faculty and department heads administrative processing and management of sponsored research grants and contracts administration of the technical aspects of the federal McIntire Stennis funds budgetary management of F A Facilities and Administrative funds also known as indirect or overhead funds returned to the College by the office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Studies management of Technology Transfer Intellectual Property and Technical Agreements and as a clearing house for information on the research environment Further Joel Pawlak the Interim Associate Dean for Research leads the College Research Committee provides leadership for strategic programming in the broad

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  • International | College of Natural Resources
    International CNR International We live in a global society and engaging the world in our teaching research and outreach activities is critical to achieving our mission Locally Responsive Globally Engaged We strive to have every student who would like to learn and grow through international experiences has the opportunity to do so We seek to enable every faculty member who would like to participate in international activities the opportunity to

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  • Alumni and Friends | College of Natural Resources
    Wall Distinguished Alumni Featured Events News and Events Apply Now Give Now Contact Us Department of Forestry Environmental Resources Department of Parks Recreation Tourism Management Department of Forest Biomaterials Breadcrumb Navigation CNR Home Alumni and Friends Alumni and Friends At the College of Natural Resources we are dedicated to connecting and expanding our family Alumni friends and partners are invited to be engaged give back and help this college achieve greatness in natural resource management Many have joined the ranks of Natural Givers We welcome your support however you choose to engage You can begin by Update your contact information Add your class note to the Alumni Wal l Submit ideas articles and or comments Read and Share the College s news Attend one of our events Refer a promising future student to one of our excellent degree programs Continue your natural resources education Explore our history Explore the Forest Biomaterials Job Board Explore the Forestry Related Job Board Explore the Recreation Resources Service Job Board We encourage you to explore our website and to contact us with questions or comments on how we can make a great college even greater together Additional Resources Make a gift CNR Event Calendar

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  • News | College of Natural Resources
    6 22 pm Life without electricity that is what one group of NC State University students asks us to imagine Now envision students in a rural Haitian school for whom that existence is an everyday challenge But with the help of NC State s Students for Solar and One Million Lights solar lights will soon bring clean renewable lighting Read more Piercy Named Pulp and Paper Foundation Executive Director at NC State University Posted on September 11th 2012 1 01 pm Ms Jennifer Parr Piercy 94 has been named Executive Director of the Pulp and Paper Foundation at NC State University where she will also lead recruiting and alumni relations activities for the Paper Science and Engineering Program in the College of Natural Resources Piercy will be working with this respected paper program during its transformation Read more Please also check out CNR News Central Get all the news from our blog Natural Resources News Read the college s bi monthly electronic newsletter CNR Photo Gallery See photos from events and classes CNR Calendar Know what s coming up so you don t miss out Older news can be found in our News Archive Additional Resources Upcoming Events View the Full Calendar FER Career Fair November 14th at 10 00 AM to 1 45 PM Diversity University Design Creating a Welcoming Campus with Mr Scott Lissner November 14th at 12 00 PM to 1 00 PM Forest Biomaterials Graduate Seminar November 15th at 4 00 PM to 5 05 PM PRTM On Campus Transfer Informational Session November 15th at 4 00 PM to 5 00 PM PRTM Teaching Circle November 16th at 12 30 PM to 1 30 PM ROLLEO November 17th at 8 30 AM to 12 00 PM Forestry and Environmental Resources Seminar with David T Cobb November

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