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Meet Online Environmental Assessment Instructor Waverly Kallestad

Waverly Kallestad has been teaching online and distance education courses at NC State for six years. “I really enjoy teaching online courses,” Kallestad said. “What I like most is feeling like I am helping to make education accessible to people, from all over the United States.” As a child, and before her time at NC[…] Read More

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Environmental Assessment Offering New Courses for Online Master’s Degree Program

Although registration for spring semester does not begin until October, students should be thinking about what courses they want to take and begin planning out their schedule. Spring required courses in the Online Master of Environmental Assessment Program include: EA 502 Environmental Risk Assessment EA 505 Environmental Assessment Policy and Law GIS 510 Intro to[…] Read More

New Application Deadline for Environmental Assessment Online Programs

NC State’s College of Natural Resources offers two distinct online graduate programs in Environmental Assessment. The online Master of Environmental Assessment degree is aimed at working professionals who want to further their knowledge beyond the undergraduate level. The online Certificate in Environmental Assessment gives students and professionals the opportunity to develop academic credentials and advanced[…] Read More

Health Effects of Military Burn Pits: A Research Review

This blog was written by student Shelby Marokhovsky for EA 590: Special Topics in Environmental Assessment: Communicating Environmental Health Science taught by Dr. Catherine LePrevost. In the early 2000s, soldiers returning to the United States (U.S.) from deployment in the Middle East, such as Iraq and Afghanistan, reported a greater number of respiratory symptoms than[…] Read More

The Importance of Testing Your Private Well

This blog was written by student Megan Rodgers for EA 590: Special Topics in Environmental Assessment: Communicating Environmental Health Science taught by Dr. Catherine LePrevost. In North Carolina, 3.3 million residents get their drinking water from a private well. That’s one-third of the state’s population. Unfortunately, monitoring is not required for private wells in North[…] Read More