UNC # 2 College Affordability Guide

September 21, 2017

College Affordability Guides ranked the top 50 schools in the United States for affordable environmental science degrees with UNC earning the #2 rank. College Affordability Guide works to bring together data to create a holistic view of which colleges are … Continued

The What’s in the Water Show

May 8, 2017

UNC Marine Sciences’ Dr. Piehler has been studying the water quality in Lake Mattamuskeet, and the lake’s murky water is a good indicator of the problems it faces. It is hard for light to penetrate the lake’s murky water, which … Continued

Beyond City Limits

May 8, 2017

North Carolina has the third highest proportion of population relying on well water, which can be contaminated and lead to gastrointestinal illnesses, neurological disorders, and reproductive issues. Many majority black neighborhoods are excluded from the “well-funded” municipal system including 3,800 … Continued

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, … Continued

‘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 … Continued

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 … Continued