BIG Pitch Competition 2017

May 8, 2017

Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to submit their innovative ideas for the BIG Pitch Competition. Teams or individuals with faculty advisors are invited to register. Innovations should be focused around sustainably improving economies, health, and the environment. Read more »   

UNC Office of Waste Reduction & Recycling Newsletter

May 8, 2017

UNC’s Office of Waste Reduction & Recycling has started sending out a monthly newsletter. Sign up for their new Trash Talk Newsletter to keep up to date! Read more » 

2017 Appalachian Energy Summit Student Opportunities

May 8, 2017

The 2017 Appalachian Energy Summit will be held from July 10-12 in Boone. There are a variety of opportunities for students interested in energy efficiency, environmental impact, and renewable energy. Students will benefit from three days of peer collaboration, exposure to career opportunities, and energy related programming, while having all … Read More »

Future of Energy Maymester Course

May 8, 2017

Enroll in ENEC 490: The Future of Energy with Dr. Gangi to get an in depth look at what the future of energy could hold and how we will get there. This course will integrate field trips and guest speakers, as well as a trip to the legislature to meet … Read More »

Climate Carnival  

May 8, 2017

Join the Abundance foundation this Saturday, May 13, from 12-8pm for their Climate Carnival. The carnival will have something for everybody including hands-on activities, short films, education tables, local organization booths, artists and vendors boasting eco-friendly products or services, live music, artistic performances, food vendors, and several speaker sessions throughout … Read More »

Categories: Community

Carolina Campus Community Garden Solar Greenhouse Ribbon Cutting

May 8, 2017

On Earth Day students, faculty, staff, and community members gathered at the Carolina Campus Community Garden for the ribbon cutting of the new solar greenhouse, funded by the Renewable Energy Special Projects Committee. The greenhouse incorporates all three forms of solar energy: passive, photovoltaic, and thermal. This system will generate … Read More »

UNC’s Edible Campus Garden Opening and Celebration

May 8, 2017

On Earth Day, nearly 100 people participated in the opening of the new Edible Campus garden behind Davis Library. Participants planted seeds and painted signs for the garden. Chancellor Folt made an appearance at the garden, where she spoke with students and helped plant a fig tree. Read more » 

Green Tip

May 8, 2017

Go green this year during your spring clean! As you take inventory of your belongings or are getting rid of your supplies at the close of the semester, don’t forget to recycle and donate what you can. Recycle unwanted class notes, unread magazines, and old mail. If you’re moving to … Read More »

Categories: Green Tips

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 »