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Burch Smart Cities and Renewable Energies Honors Carolina Program

October 17, 2017

The Burch Smart Cities and Renewable Energies 2017 Honors Carolina Program in Germany and the Netherlands is a summer experiential learning opportunity for ENEC undergraduates. This past summer, students were able to gain knowledge on renewable energies in modern landscapes … Continued

Streambed clogging can result in poor water quality

June 26, 2017

This summer, as part of the UNC-Chapel Hill IDEA 2.0 program, ENEC undergraduate Savannah Swinea is working with ENEC Ph.D. candidate Kaylyn Gootman on a research project investigating how fine particles, such as clay and coal ash, can clog streambeds.  … Continued

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship awarded to Catie Alves

April 25, 2017

Catie Alves, a second-year PhD student in Dr. John Bruno’s lab, was recently awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The prestigious fellowship provides financial support for graduate students pursuing masters and doctoral degrees in science, … Continued

ENEC graduate students receive UNC GEAB Impact Awards

April 5, 2017

Curriculum in Environment and Ecology (ENEC) graduate students Bianca Lopez and Adam Gold as well as recent doctoral graduate Sierra Woodruff have been selected as recipients of 2017 GEAB Impact Awards.  The award recognizes excellent graduate research that is of … Continued

Not all marshes are created equal

March 24, 2017

Shelby Ziegler is a 2nd year Ph.D. student in Dr. Joel Fodrie’s lab at the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences. Before coming to UNC, Shelby worked as a research technician with Dr. Emmett Duffy at the Virginia Institute of Marine … Continued

Environment and Ecology Graduation 2017

March 20, 2017

For photos of the 2017 Environment and Ecology Commencement Ceremony please visit the Flickr site for ENEC (UNC’s Curriculum in Environment & Ecology) The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Curriculum in Environment and Ecology along with the Institute … Continued

Retention ponds collect stormwater and remove pollutants

March 16, 2017

This post was originally posted to UnderTheC, the UNC-CH Marine Sciences graduate student blog site under the title: “A summer pondering the stormwater ponds“.  Adam Gold is a second-year master’s student in UNC’s Curriculum in Environment and Ecology (ENEC) who … Continued