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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 https://www.newsobserver.com/news/business/article238395173.html    

Dr. Piehler on the upkeep of Jordan Lake

January 17, 2020

The N&O quotes Mike Piehler, a Gillings School of Global Public Health and Institute of Marine Sciences professor, from a report that suggested that Wake County towns that take drinking water from Jordan Lake should help pay for cleaning it … Continued

How Diamond Holloman finds resilience in Lumberton

September 4, 2019

  Diamond Holloman, a Ph.D. candidate in Carolina’s Environment, Ecology and Energy program, is the first recipient of a post-Florence disaster relief grant from the Carolina Center for Public Service. She is investigating ways that communities of color in Lumberton, … Continued

E3P Alumna Dr. Rachel Gittman in the news

March 21, 2019

IMS alumna and adjunct faculty member Dr Rachel Gittman’s research is featured in an article by the Food & Environmental Reporting Network. https://thefern.org/2019/03/as-coastal-flooding-surges-living-shorelines-seen-as-savior/  

E3P major, Erin Spencer receives 2019 Impact Award

March 7, 2019

Each year, The Graduate School honors graduate students in programs throughout our University for their powerful discoveries that contribute to a better future for people and communities in North Carolina. The longstanding Impact Award, made possible through the generous support … Continued

Dr Gangi talks about upcoming Clean Tech Summit

February 28, 2019

Institute for the Environment professor and UNC Clean Tech Summit lead organizer Greg Gangi talks about this week’s summit. https://www.wraltechwire.com/2019/02/26/ncs-role-in-clean-energy-economy-is-focus-of-unc-clean-tech-summit/

E3P major, Diamond Holloman receives IME Doctoral Candidacy Award

January 16, 2019

Environment, Ecology and Energy Program PhD candidate Diamond Holloman recently received the prestigious IME Doctoral Candidacy Award. Associate Professor of Geography at UNC, Dr. Gabriela Valdivia nominated Diamond Holloman for the award. The Initiative for Minority Excellence (IME) focuses on the retention and … Continued