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 »

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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 »

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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 »

CFE Teaching Showcase

March 22, 2017

The 6th annual Center for Faculty Excellence Teaching Showcase will occur on March 24 at the Carolina Club from 8:00am-3:30pm. This event brings together faculty from across disciplines to discuss their teaching, as well as share their best teaching practices. The 1:00pm panel will focus on using the campus as … Read More »

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UNC Climate Symposium

March 22, 2017

The 4th annual UNC Climate Symposium will be on March 31 at UNC Chapel Hill’s Genome Science Building G200 from 2:00pm-5:30pm. There will be a panel session led by experts in a variety of climate disciplines focusing around “Perspectives on Climate Change Post-Election,” as well as a student poster session … Read More »

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