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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

Socio-environmental drivers of forest change in rural Uganda

January 5, 2017

The academic journal Land Use Policy published UNC Curriculum in Environment and Ecology’s 2015 spring semester course 569 class paper titled: Socio-environmental drivers of forest change in rural Uganda. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2016.12.012) ENEC 569 titled Current Issues in Ecology is taught by … Continued

Dennis Tarasi receives Impact Award

April 13, 2016

Congratulations to Dennis Tarasi on receiving UNC Grad School’s 2016 Impact Award for his work and research on “Invasive Shrubs and Their Influence on NC Forests” You can read more about it on our Students Awards Page.

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 … Continued