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Welcoming the 2021-2022 Social Innovation Fellows

As Social Innovation Fellows, Jenni Mangala '23 and Tatum Kellum '22 will work on a project to bring solar energy to community-oriented buildings in Ugandan villages.

Treasure from Trash

Emily Neville ’20 keeps old clothes out of the landfill by turning them into stylish, useful products for others.

A Winning Solution to Reducing Food Waste

David Horne ’23 and Joshua Mason ’24 created an app that reduces food waste by connecting grocery stores with food-based charities. The project won the grand prize in the NC State Make-A-Thon sustainability innovation competition.

A Strawless Step Forward

Almost 500 million single-use plastic straws are used every day in America. Two Park Scholars set out on a mission to reduce that number. 

Park Scholar Media Mentions

The following Park community members have received media attention in recent weeks:

Energy in Bloom: The Class of 2015 Legacy

Problem: You’re studying outdoors on NC State’s Centennial Campus, and your laptop battery is nearly dead. Solution: Plug into a tree to recharge. Yes, a tree –...