The Carolina Campus Community Garden Turns Greener

May 10, 2017

UNC-Chapel Hill staff, faculty, students and friends celebrated the opening of a new solar greenhouse at the Carolina Campus Community Garden on Friday, April 21, as part of the University’s Earth Week celebration. The ribbon-cutting ceremony included an outdoor reception … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

UNC Best Workplace for Commuters 2017

March 6, 2017

UNC-Chapel Hill was named a Best Workplace for Commuters for 2017. On Jan. 31 the Center for Urban Transportation Research announced the employers who earned the designation by meeting the National Standard of Excellence criteria with their employee commuter benefits. … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

RESPC Video Highlights Energy Projects Funded by Students

December 13, 2016

Students reviewing their tuition bill may notice $4 per semester going towards a “green fee.” A new promotional video from the Renewable Energy Special Projects Committee (RESPC), a branch of student government that implements renewable energy and energy efficiency projects … Continued

A Quiet Hunger, Triangle Seniors Without Food

December 13, 2016

North Carolina is among the top ten states with high rates of senior food insecurity. According to the UNC School of Government, food insecurity, which refers to not having reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable and nutritious food, … Continued