College of Arts & Sciences feature on Marine Sciences Course

August 29, 2012

The following YouTube clip created by the College of Arts & Sciences highlights an innovative Marine Sciences course led by Professor Mark Alperin titled N.C. Estuaries: Environmental Processes and Problems which culminates in a two-day trip to the NC coast … Continued

National Science Foundation grants awarded to UNC professor

August 28, 2012

Hans Paerl, a UNC professor in the Institute of Marine Sciences, was recently awarded two National Science Foundation grants totaling $2.5 million dollars which will go towards funding a team of researchers working to restore ecosystem balance in China’s Lake … Continued

Rural neighbors wary of UNC wastewater plan

August 28, 2012

An article printed in today’s News & Observer that follows up on last Wednesday’s public hearing in Chapel Hill regarding UNC’s management of wastewater produced at its animal holding facility in Bingham Township.

UNC recognized by National Geographic for water theme

August 23, 2012

A short recap of early “Water In Our World” activity that was published in today’s edition of The Daily Tar Heel can be found at the following link:

Resource graphic on world water supply

August 22, 2012

Created by a team of designers and researchers in conjunction with, the following graphic highlights some important facts about the current status of water worldwide, potential concerns in supply and survivability, as well as information on organizations involved in … Continued

Hearing tonight on plan to modify wastewater system

August 22, 2012

In local area water news, representatives from the N.C. Division of Water Quality will hold a public hearing this evening to discuss UNC’s application to modify its wastewater system at its Animal Research Facility in southeast Orange County. The event … Continued