University-wide course on Water set for Spring 2013

December 28, 2012

Set to launch during the Spring 2013 semester, “Water In Our World” is the first of many University-wide, interdisciplinary courses that will coincide with the two-year campus wide theme which is also titled “Water In Our World.”  Examining a range … Continued

National Geographic website features on water

December 21, 2012

Three interactive features on the National Geographic website which pertain to water: The Global Water Footprint of Key Crops – http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/freshwater/global-water-footprint/ The Hidden Water We Use – http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/freshwater/embedded-water/ Water Footprint Calculator – http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/freshwater/water-footprint-calculator/

2013 UNC Center for Global Initiatives Calendar Now Available

December 19, 2012

The 2013 edition of the UNC Center for Global Initiatives calendar is now available. Titled “Water In Our World,” images and depictions of water in it’s various forms are featured along with facts and information about water initiatives taking place … Continued

Student-produced series on N.C. state parks airs on UNC-TV

December 17, 2012

A three part series produced by UNC School of Journalism students that focuses on three North Carolina state parks was recently featured on the UNC-TV show “North Carolina Now”. The three featured parks either contain or are contiguous to a … Continued

2012 Water in Our World International Photo Competition Winners Announced

December 14, 2012

The category winners in this year’s Water In Our World International Photo Competition have recently been announced. To view the photographs and descriptions of each prize winning entry, please click on the following link: http://waterinstitute.unc.edu/photo_contest_2012

UNC-CH Student Receives Coastal Policy Fellowship

December 11, 2012

Sierra Schelegle, a doctoral candidate in UNC’s Curriculum for the Environment and Ecology program was recently awarded a 2013 Coastal Policy Fellowship sponsored by the N.C. Coastal Resources Law, Planning and Policy Center and North Carolina Sea Grant. The aforementioned … Continued

The Swamp Fox

December 11, 2012

An Endeavors magazine feature on Bland Simpson, a UNC professor whose writing has focused primarily on the Outer Coastal Plain region of North Carolina. For more information:http://endeavors.unc.edu/the_swamp_fox?utm_source=Endeavors+newsletter&utm_campaign=3f94d76c2d-Endeavors_Dcember_201211_30_2012&utm_medium=email

New Challenges Lead to New Stormwater Utility Models

December 11, 2012

An editorial piece from the Environmental Finance Center at UNC that details the high cost of maintaining stormwater utilities across the state of North Carolina. For more information: http://efc.web.unc.edu/2012/11/29/new-challenges-lead-to-new-stormwater-utility-models/