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Highlands Biological Station

February 20, 2015

Every fall students from Environment and Ecology spend a semester doing research and taking classes at the Highlands Biological Station in Highlands, NC.  These students enjoy the low student:faculty ratio, hands on research, a capstone project, and courses taught by … Read more

Two students receive SURFs!

July 16, 2012

Piya Kurdlap and Alexandra Snedeker, undergraduate students in Environmental Science, received Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURFs). SURFs are awarded each year by the Office for Undergraduate Research, and enable undergraduates to engage in research, scholarship or creative performance during the … Read more

Senior Plans After Graduation

April 26, 2012

Holly Kuestner will be joining the Masters Program at Nichols School for the Environment. Carly Burch will be teaching Secondary Science in Colorado with Teach for America. Annie Donahoe is currently nannying for a Chapel Hill family.  She will be … Read more

Research Experiences for Undergraduates

April 26, 2012

Elyse Will will research stream restoration and water infrastructure at ECU Berkely. Natalie Thomas will research Measurements and Modeling in the Pacific Northwest at Washington State University Air Quality, Atmospheric Chemistry, and Climate Change. Kelsey Ellis will research at Louisiana … Read more

Two students receive Burch Fellowships!

April 26, 2012

Melissa Wrzesien will travel to Bergen, Norway and spend about three months interning at the Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research. While in Bergen, she will work hand-in-hand with climate modelers on validating a downscaled regional climate model which predicts extreme … Read more

Hollings Scholarship Recipients

April 26, 2012

Natalie Thomas, Rachel Housego, and Clare Rosemund were awarded Hollings Scholarships.  The Hollings Scholarship includes $8000 each year for the last two years of undergraduate study and a 10-week full-time NOAA internship for the summer in between their junior and … Read more

Erin Hiatt wins 2012 Edward Kidder Graham Award!

April 26, 2012

Named for Edward Kidder Graham (president of the University of North Carolina, 1914-1918), this award honors the graduating senior who has made the most outstanding contribution to the University through his or her work as a member of an officially … Read more

Stephanie Tolar to travel with a Hogan Scholarship!

April 26, 2012

Stephanie Tolar will use Hogan Scholarship to do marine science research in Italy.  She will be working on a project with an Italian team in three locations- Venice, Southern Italy (Puglia region) and an island in the Adriatic.  A Hogan … Read more

Justin Loiseau to attend Aukland University!

April 26, 2012

Justin Loiseau recieved a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship to attend Auckland University in the fall of 2012 to pursue a Masters in Economics.  A Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship awards the student with $25,000 for one academic year that can be used for … Read more

Sarah Hatcher wins an NSF Graduate Fellowship!

April 26, 2012

Sarah Hatcher, an Environmental Science and Engineering student, was awarded an NSF Graduate Fellowship while working alongside Professor Jill Stewart.  An NSF Graduate Fellowship awards recent alumni a three-year annual stipend of $30,000 along with a $10,500 cost of education … Read more