Battle Grove a Model for Living-Learning Lab

February 22, 2017

Dr. Geoffrey Bell wanted a way for students in his fall 2016 Restoration Ecology class to link concepts in ecosystem restoration with the practical application of research techniques they were learning. Sally Hoyt wanted to find new ways to engage students in the campus infrastructure around them. So, it was … Read More »

Three Zeros Student Internship

February 6, 2017

Job Title: Three Zeros Initiative Student Representative Reports to: Brad Ives, Chief Sustainability Officer; Tait Chandler, EHS Technician Job purpose: The Three Zeros Initiative Student Representative is tasked with promoting and advancing the Initiative at UNC-Chapel Hill. Their role in the Initiative will be as a student representative, a communications … Read More »

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Carolina Ranks No. 11 in 2016 GreenMetric Sustainable Campus Survey

January 26, 2017

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ranked No. 11 in this year’s Universitas Indonesia Green Metric World University Ranking. The annual GreenMetric Ranking ranks campus sustainability worldwide. This year’s survey was the largest yet and included 516 universities from 74 countries. UNC-Chapel Hill ranked No.4 among 59 participating … Read More »

Student Voices – Let Me Take You on a Journey

January 26, 2017

Student Voices will be a regular feature on the ThreeZeros news page. Periodically each semester a student working with Sustainability @ UNC and the Three Zeros Initiative will offer their perspective on an environmental issue or event on UNC’s campus. Our first installment is written by Adeyemi Olatunde and covers … Read More »

UNC Chapel-Hill receives RAPID funding from NSF to study water quality in aftermath of Hurricane Matthew

January 25, 2017

A team of researchers from UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State are studying the effects that Hurricane Matthew had on water quality. The team will collect water samples over the next year to see how the water quality recovers after the storm and determine if any contaminants migrated from surface to … Read More »

IE forges joint venture with U.S. Forest Service

January 25, 2017

UNC’s Institute for the Environment and the US Forest Service have established a joint venture aimed at stimulating innovative solutions to major environmental problems. The partnership will be based in the Institute for the Environment’s headquarters in Chapel Hill bringing UNC students and faculty together with Forest Service groups. This … Read More »

Climate Change Might Make Birds Mis-Time Their Migrations

January 25, 2017

Birds species’ migration routes are based on where they have found areas of rich vegetation and an adequate food supply, however, climate change is altering the timing of these conditions. According to Allen Hurlbert, associate professor with the University of North Carolina’s biology department, there are two ways that changing … Read More »

2017 OTS Field Courses and Research Opportunities

January 25, 2017

The Organization for Tropical Studies offers a variety of educational and research opportunities for both students and faculty. Study abroad programs and field research in the tropics cover issues ranging from conservation policy to global health to diversity and ecology. To learn more about the many programs offered, read more … Read More »

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Funding Opportunities

January 25, 2017

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar Program provides funding and leadership training to clinically active providers to help leverage their ideas to improve health outcomes in communities across the country. Non-providers, including doctoral students, researchers, and community members, can apply to the Leadership for Better Health Programs. Applications are due … Read More »

Jamie Kirk Hahn Foundation Fellowship

January 25, 2017

The Jamie Kirk Hahn Foundation Fellowship offers stipend support to current students, emerging leaders, young professionals, or community activists interested in food justice and access, poverty, and education. Fellows are matched with high-impact opportunities suited to further develop their growth and transform North Carolina. Applications are due by February 20. … Read More »