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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

Environment and Ecology Graduation 2017

March 20, 2017

For photos of the 2017 Environment and Ecology Commencement Ceremony please visit the Flickr site for ENEC (UNC’s Curriculum in Environment & Ecology) The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Curriculum in Environment and Ecology along with the Institute … 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

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

Changing the conversation about climate change

October 10, 2016

Planning for an unknowable future: uncertainty in climate change adaptation planning by Sierra C. Woodruff – Climatic Change, available at: http://rdcu.be/kIv2 As a graduate student, there is a lot of uncertainty in my life: When will I finish my degree? … Continued