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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

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

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