UNC Ranked 8th in the World for Campus Sustainability

January 27, 2014

For the second year in a row, UNC ranked 8th in the world and third in the United States out of 301 universities according to Universitas Indonesia’s annual GreenMetric report that rates campuses worldwide on their sustainability programs. Campuses were … Continued

The Process Series presents Ice Music on Feb. 13

January 21, 2014

Ice Music, Brooks de Wetter-Smith’s newest multimedia creation, will have its world premiere Thursday, February 13 at 8 PM in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium of the FedEx Global Education Center on the UNC campus. It features his videography and photography, a … Continued

Video Interview with Catarina de Albuquerque

January 17, 2014

A video interview with Catarina de Albuquerque, the first United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to safe drinking water and sanitation, from her visit to UNC last fall is now available: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2XsumojCDI8. In the interview, de Albuquerque spoke about … Continued

Water Institute Post-Doctoral Research Opportunities

January 17, 2014

The Water Institute at UNC has two post-doctoral positions which are available for energetic, motivated PhD scientists interested in working among American Indians and Alaska Natives. The first position involves investigating the associations between water-related disease and different types of … Continued

The Danger of Toxic Algae to North Carolina

January 17, 2014

The following WUNC Public radio interview features Dr. Hans Paerl, UNC Institute for Marine Sciences professor, speaking on the topic of toxic algae in North Carolina water systems and its effect on both humans and wildlife. For more information: http://wunc.org/post/danger-toxic-algae-north-carolina.

A Drink For Tomorrow Winter Concert: For Water’s Sake

January 13, 2014

A Drink For Tomorrow presents For Water’s Sake, a water-themed classical and jazz music concert featuring piano, strings, winds, and voice pieces by local artists, that will explore the connection between water and the arts, scheduled for 2:00-3:30 PM in … Continued