New Associate Director for Research at UNC Water Institute

September 30, 2013

The Water Institute at UNC recently named Dr. Jacqueline MacDonald Gibson as its new Associate Director for Research. Dr. Gibson’s work focuses on constructing mathematical models that can be used to assess the impacts of alternative policies on environmental quality … Continued

University water activism flows through sculptures on campus

September 27, 2013

A Daily Tar Heel recap of environmental artist Buster Simpson’s recent visit to UNC to continue work on creating physical “info-sculptures” which aim to captivate a target audience of both students and visitors to campus, as well as resonate with … Continued

Saving North Carolina’s Reefs

September 20, 2013

A YouTube video clip detailing the work being done by researchers at the Institute of Marine Sciences at UNC to properly restore oyster reefs along the North Carolina coastline: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MpjtnK3J08I[/youtube]

Upcoming UNC Health and Human Rights Lecture Series talk

September 19, 2013

Catarina de Albuquerque, leading human rights expert and the first United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to safe drinking water and sanitation, will be the second speaker in the UNC Health and Human Rights Lecture Series scheduled for Friday … Continued

The Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE

September 10, 2013

An excellent opportunity for UNC researchers, The Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE promises to improve our understanding of how CO2 emissions are affecting ocean acidification, with breakthrough sensors that can help us begin the process of healing our oceans. The … Continued