The Return of FerryMon

February 25, 2013

A recent story in Endeavor’s Magazine focusing on a water monitoring system devised by UNC professor Hans Paerl to track changes on the N.C. coastline that will be reintroduced this year in time for hurricane season after a brief budget-related … Continued

Working Toward Water Justice in North Carolina

February 22, 2013

Working Toward Water Justice in North Carolina: A Symposium of Short Talks and Big Ideas event scheduled for Tuesday March 26th, 2013 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM in Hyde Hall and presented by the UNC Graduate School’s Weiss Urban Liveability … Continued

2013 UNC-Duke China Leadership Summit

February 22, 2013

2013 UNC-Duke China Leadership Summit scheduled for April 5th – 7th, 2013 and sponsored by the Carolina China Network. This year’s conference will focus on Sustainability, ranging from political and economic to environmental and social topics. Join the conversation with … Continued

NBC17 story about UNC alumna’s Sanitation Creations LLC organization

February 21, 2013

A news clip featured on NBC17 News about Liz Morris, a UNC alumna, and her Sanitation Creations LLC organization dedicated to offering environmentally-friendly, hygienic sanitation solutions. Their most recent patent-pending creation, the Dungaroo, is an odorless, waterless retrofit for primitive … Continued

Changing the World through Innovation event on March 4th

February 20, 2013

John Kao, author of “Innovation Nation,” and UNC public health alumnus Gary White, co-founder and chief executive officer of Water.org will discuss “Changing the World through Innovation” in a free public talk moderated by Chancellor Holden Thorp scheduled for Monday … Continued

Photography display illustrate solutions to global problems

February 18, 2013

A Daily Tar Heel article that highlights the winning photographs from this year’s Carolina Global Photography competition which are on display in the FedEx Global Education Center through March 8th. This series of photographs includes those which were given special … Continued

Melting permafrost could double amount of greenhouse gas

February 17, 2013

A recent story published on the UNC homepage that details research being conducted in the Gillings School of Global Public Health regarding the release of trapped carbon from melting permafrost that could potentially double the amount of greenhouse gases in … Continued