Sanitation Creations needs your vote!

August 27, 2013

Vote today for Sanitation Creations, a venture founded by UNC SPH graduate Liz Morris and a finalist in the Dream Big America Entrepreneur Challenge! Their signature product, the Dungaroo, is an odorless, waterless, easy-to empty toilet that can be used … Continued

4th Annual Clean Jordan Lake cleanup event on Oct. 12

August 27, 2013

Clean Jordan Lake, a non-profit organization dedicated to the protection of the Jordan Lake shoreline and surrounding area, will be hosting its 4th annual Fall Cleanup event on Saturday October 12 from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. A Trash Treasure … Continued

Water Institute Recruiting Associate Director for Research

August 23, 2013

The Water Institute at UNC is recruiting an Associate Director of Research who, in cooperation with the Director, will oversee implementation of the overall research effort of the Institute and work alongside our faculty, researchers, students and staff. Requirements include … Continued

UNC-TV NC Science Now feature on invasive lionfish species

August 22, 2013

A recently aired UNC-TV NC Science Now news story on the invasive lionfish species and its impact on the commercial fishing industry and coastal ecosystem balance in North Carolina. Janelle Fleming, UNC Institute for Marine Sciences researcher, is featured in … Continued

NC Sea Grant, WRRI Seek Deputy Director

August 19, 2013

Applications are now being accepted for the position of deputy director for North Carolina Sea Grant and the Water Resources Research Institute of the University of North Carolina. Application review starts Sept. 3, 2013, and continues until the position is … Continued

The Foulant Fighter

August 16, 2013

A recently published article in UNC Endeavors magazine that highlights graduate student Alex Gorzalski’s research into new methods of cleaning filters used in water purification. For more information:

Coastal residents of NC get glimpse of proposed offshore wind farm

August 16, 2013

A recent write-up in The News & Observer that includes details and resident reactions about a proposed NC coastal wind farm that was recently unveiled. For more information: