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Dr. Piehler to lead the UNC Sustainability Commission

April 24, 2020

On April 22nd the Chancellor announced that Dr. Piehler will be leading the UNC Sustainability Commission. The goal of the Sustainability Commission is to align sustainability efforts across UNC and support the Three Zeros Initiative. To read more about this … Continued

IMS/MASC/E3P staff featured in The Well

April 24, 2020

In an article by The Well about Virtual Defenses Dr. Shelby Ziegler (E3P),  Owen Mulvey-McFerron (IMS/MASC), and Dr. Michael Piehler (MASC/E3P) are featured in the article. To read about what people are doing during this time follow the link

Dr. Rachel Noble’s interview with the mayor of Beaufort, NC

April 7, 2020

Dr. Rachel Noble, of IMS, spoke with the Mayor of Beaufort on April 5th, 2020 about SARS-CoV-2 & things people should know about the virus. You can see her interview with the Mayor on the town’s FaceBook page at

Dr. Caela O’Connell featured in a recent Chapelboro article

April 7, 2020

Dr. Caela O’Connell was recently featured in a Chapelboro article about “Chapel Hill Neighborhood’s ‘I Spy’ Game Fosters Fun, Community During Outbreak” If you want to read more about how people are having fun while social distancing click the link … Continued

The First Drone Workshop at UNC

February 12, 2020

Over winter break, UNC faculty and students completed a drone workshop ­— the first of its kind at the university — developing aeronautic expertise to apply to their research. This workshop on drones was lead by Jimmy Burch, a US … Continued

Dr. Weakley on the loss of hardwood in NC

January 17, 2020

Dr. Alan Weakley, a biology adjunct associate professor, talks about the loss of bottomland hardwood in North Carolina over the past decade. Read more at