headlines: Environment & Natural Resources

Professor works with Citizens to find “Wildlife in Your Back Yard”

Roland Kay, Zoologist and a faculty member in the College of Natural Resources at NC State University and the director of the Biodiversity and Earth Observation Lab at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, finds plenty of wildlife in the backyards of homes in Raleigh. “But in fact we found that some backyards had… Read More

Chinese Language Classes

Confucius Institute at NC State University offers five proficiency levels of Chinese Language Classes from basic introductory Chinese to advanced topics. Whether you learned or not learned Chinese before, there always has a class suits your needs. Our language class program has been offered more than seven years and opens every academic semester. For more… Read More

Natural Resources Leadership Institute

The Natural Resources Leadership Institute (NRLI), is a multifaceted Institute providing 1) leadership development, 2) environmental decision-making and multiparty facilitation, 3) research, and 4) needs based training. Hundreds of natural resource professionals in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors have participated in the leadership development program, building leadership skills and knowledge in conflict resolution, multiparty… Read More

Local Engagement

This is a partial listing of CSLEPS’ partners and a brief description about each organization. These groups perform service to the local community, get involved, and help other students made a difference through their active participation.

Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE)

The Institute for Transportation Research and Education’s (ITRE) Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) conducts innovative research, education, and technology transfer activities that seek to mitigate the impacts of surface transportation on the environment. Established in 1991 under the US Department of Transportation’s University Transportation Centers Program, CTE is administered by ITRE and funded in part… Read More

ITRE Highway Systems Group

The Institute for Transportation Research and Education’s (ITRE) Highway Systems Group assists public and private sector transportation agencies in conducting research and providing solutions for surface infrastructure and air quality issues. The Group’s research and development projects address various needs in transportation maintenance, construction, and system administration. Group staff engage in many national research projects for… Read More

ITRE Travel Behavior Modeling Group

The Institute for Transportation Research and Education’s (ITRE) Travel Behavior Modeling Group conducts research in travel behavior and modeling on a variety of topics including land use models and the effects of alternative development strategies on emissions. The Group also manages the Triangle Regional Model Service Bureau which provides technical assistance for running the Triangle Regional… Read More

Hazardous Materials & Hazardous Waste Management

IES offers multiple training classes and on-site assistance programs in: – Hazardous Waste Management as regulated by EPA under 40 CFR 260-279 – Hazardous Material Management as regulated under DOT (49 CFR) – Hazardous Chemicals as regulated under 29 CFR by OSHA, including Hazard Communication, Industrial Hygiene, and other related topics – HazWOPER — Hazardous… Read More

E3: Economy, Energy and Environment

E3 is a collaboration of local, state and federal partners, pooling resources and expertise for the benefit of manufacturers in each of the state’s 7 economic development regions. E3 addresses sustainability and profitability initiatives by leveraging experts in: •Process improvements •Energy use •Carbon footprint analysis •Worker safety •Business excellence practices

Kenan Fellows Program for Curriculum and Leadership Development

Outstanding K-12 public school teachers selected as Kenan Fellows engage in a year-long fellowship in partnership with university researchers and industry experts. The program provides opportunities for development and advancement for accomplished teacher leaders in North Carolina, empowering them to catalyze innovation in our schools. Key components of the fellowships are a 5-week summer research… Read More

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