The State of the Plate Conference: Food and the Local-Global Nexus, scheduled for March 27-28, will bring together students, faculty, independent scholars, entrepreneurs, local organizations, and community members to share current research, initiatives, and insights that explore the history, aesthetics, … Continued
Monthly Archives: February 2015
Due to inclement weather concerns, the Global Research Institute has cancelled this evening’s Water Speaker Series lecture by Dr. Sterling Evans that was scheduled to begin at 5:30 PM.
The Gillings School of Global Public Health will be a major player in the University’s next campus-wide theme focused on food issues. For more information: http://sph.unc.edu/sph-news/food-to-replace-water-as-next-two-year-campus-wide-theme/.
On Saturday March 28, UNICEF at Carolina presents it’s second Water Walk scheduled to begin at 10:00 AM at the Campus Y Building. UNICEF at Carolina participates in UNICEF’s TAP Project, a national campaign to help give children in impoverished nations access to … Continued
An Enemy of the People, a play by Henrik Ibsen and adapted by Arthur Miller, will be presented by PlayMakers Repertory Company from February 25 through March 15 at the Paul Green Theatre in the UNC Center for Dramatic Art. … Continued
The University of North Carolina General Administration has awarded six three-year grants totaling nearly $9 million to support game-changing faculty research in areas of strategic importance to the state and two from UNC relate directly to the issue of water. … Continued
The Water Institute at UNC is partnering with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to host an international meeting, “Water, sanitation and hygiene in health care facilities- urgent needs and action.” Participants in the … Continued
The third annual ConvergeNC Southern Music Festival will take place on March 27th, 2015, at the 140 West Franklin Street Plaza. The Dead Tongues (Ryan Gustafson, Josh Moore, Thomas Costello, Thomas Simpson, Mark Simonsen, Jeff Crawford, James Wallace, Emily Frantz, … Continued
UNC Hillel presents Dr. Alon Tal, UNC alumnus, founder of the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies and Professor, Department of Desert Ecology, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, on Sunday February 22 at 12:00 PM in Gardner Hall Room 105. Because of its … Continued
The English & Comparative Literature Department at UNC will host Terry Tempest Williams as their 2015 Distinguished Writer-in-Residence. An author, naturalist, and environmental activist, several of her works deal primarily with the topic of water. A public reading will be … Continued