Earth Week Events at UNC

April 10, 2017

Celebrate Earth Week at Carolina Attend one of the many campus events offered from April 18-22! The Center for Sustainable Enterprise Hosts A Career with Impact Tuesday, April 18, 12:30 p.m., Koury Auditorium Featuring keynote speaker Rye Barcott ‘01,  Managing Partner and Cofounder of Double Time Capital. Lunch will be … Read More »

Fall Course in State and Local Governance

March 22, 2017

The School of Government offers PUBA 401 (OO1), State and Local Governance: Public Service Theory and Practice. This course is perfect for students interested in pursuing an MPA and is an introduction to the new, five year, dual degree program between the Curriculum in Environment and Ecology and the School of Government. … Read More »

Summer Field Course: Natural History of the Azores Islands (Portugal)

March 22, 2017

The “Study in Portugal Network” offers students the chance to travel to natural areas throughout the Azores Islands in Portugal from June 12-July 1, 2017, and learn about environmental studies and island ecology. There are options to take either 3 or 6 credit hours, and applications are due by March … Read More »

UNC Best Workplace for Commuters 2017

March 22, 2017

UNC was named a Best Workplace for Commuters for 2017. This recognition was given to five universities from North Carolina and only 27 throughout the country. 23% of employees commute to the campus via public transit, while over 10% rideshare, walk, or bike. Read more »   

‘Time for Innovation’

March 22, 2017

The 4th annual NC Clean Tech Summit took place March 2-3 at the UNC Friday Center. The conference brought together over 1,000 business leaders, policy makers, government officials, academics, and students for discussion, panels, mentoring, and networking to encourage leadership and growth in the clean tech sector. This year’s events … Read More »

New NASA grant enlists North Carolinians to help measure water stored in NC lakes

March 22, 2017

Tamlin Pavelsky, an associate professor of global hydrology in the UNC Department of Geological Sciences, normally receives data on lakes via satellite images, but his new grant from NASA will allow him to create a prototype citizen science program. Citizen collected data will fill in the gaps of satellite imaging … Read More »

UNC Science Expo

March 22, 2017

Explore more than 100 exhibits with hands on activities, science experiments, and entertainment at the UNC Science Expo on Earth Day, April 22. This is a NC Science Festival event focusing on emerging STEM technologies and sustainable living. The UNC Science Expo is a free, family-friendly event located on Cameron … Read More »

Categories: Community

Position open for Environmental Affairs Committee of Student Government

March 22, 2017

The Environmental Affairs Committee (EAC) is a part of UNC’s Student Government, and they are adding a few new positions this semester. The mission of EAC is to collaborate with students, faculty, and staff to create a more cohesive environmental presence on campus while promoting key environmental principles, encouraging sustainable … Read More »

Environment and Ecology Student Symposium

March 22, 2017

The 5th annual Environment and Ecology Student Symposium will be on March 24 at UNC Chapel Hill’s Murray Hall G201 from 12:30pm-5:30pm. This student-run event brings together, students, post-docs, faculty, and professionals to discuss issues surrounding the environment and ecology. Students’ research will be highlighted through a poster session, as … Read More »

Categories: Conferences

Bike Fixit Station Ribbon Cutting

March 22, 2017

Come celebrate the installation of a bike pump and fixit station at Open Eye Cafe on April 12 at 6:00pm and learn how to use the pump and tools. There will be free refreshments, a fix-a-flat demo, and prizes! Stay for the monthly Carrboro Bicycle Coalition meeting which will follow … Read More »