Buster Simpson public lecture on April 9

March 25, 2013

The UNC Art Department will present a lecture by Buster Simpson titled “Fare Thee Well (again and Again) Water Repurposed: The Poetic Utility of Art and Water” on Tuesday April 9th at 6:00 PM in the Hanes Art Center Auditorium. … Continued

The Water Institute Recruiting Associate Director for Research

March 23, 2013

The Water Institute at UNC is recruiting an Associate Director of Research who will guide the Institute’s research efforts and work alongside Water Institute faculty, researchers, students and staff. Requirements include a doctoral degree in public or environmental health or … Continued

World Vision blog by UNC alum Greg Allgood

March 23, 2013

The following link is the first post in a blog written by UNC alumnus Greg Allgood, a Procter & Gamble Company employee who was instrumental in the creation of their Children’s Safe Drinking Water Program. The blog details P&G’s quest … Continued

Matt Damon and Gary White on the Road From TED to World Water Day

March 22, 2013

A feature story published The Daily Beast website that highlights Water.org, co-founded by Matt Damon and UNC alumnus Gary White, and their organization’s impact in alleviating the global water crisis. To view the full story: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/03/22/matt-damon-and-gary-white-on-the-road-from-ted-to-world-water-day.html

Rising global conflict over water calls for more cooperation

March 22, 2013

An editorial piece published in The Daily Tar Heel in recognition of World Water Day that focuses on the need for continued cooperation in solving the global water crisis. To view the full story: http://www.dailytarheel.com/m/article/2013/03/world-water-day

The Water of Life: Artistic Expressions – Caroline Orr

March 22, 2013

A Daily Tar Heel multimedia feature on Caroline Orr, the undergraduate student whose artwork is prominently displayed as part of “The Water of Life: Artistic Expressions” art exhibition currently on display in the FedEx Global Education Center. To view the … Continued

‘Water of Life’ exhibit expresses global issues

March 19, 2013

A Daily Tar Heel feature story that focuses on the 2013 Hanes Artist-in-Residence, Bright Eke, and his time at UNC that will include involvement in “The Water of Life: Artistic Expressions” art exhibition set to be unveiled this week. To … Continued

Fracking could pollute coastal water sources

March 19, 2013

A Daily Tar Heel article which focuses on the ongoing debate in the N.C. General Assembly over a bill that would speed up the timeline of possible fracking in North Carolina. To view the full story: http://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2013/03/fracking-could-pollute-coastal-water-sources