Due to expected adverse weather, this evening’s Friday Center Conversations with River Writers program featuring Randall Kenan will be rescheduled for Tuesday, February 11.
Monthly Archives: January 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
Tamlin Pavelsky, assistant professor of geological sciences, has been named a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers for outstanding research and leadership advancing satellite remote sensing of river discharge, including enabling the broader community to … Continued
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
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
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
Dr. David Kay, Head of the Center for Research into Environment and Health at Aberystwyth University, Department of Geography and Earth Science, will be a Keynote Speaker at the 2014 Water Microbiology Conference: Microbial Contaminants from Watersheds to Human Exposure, … Continued
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.
Lester Brown, founder and President of the Earth Policy Institute, will be delivering a lecture titled “Peak Water: What Happens To Our Food Supply When the Wells Go Dry?” scheduled for Tuesday February 4 at 5:30 PM in the Nelson … Continued
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