To date, the following groups have taken an active role in partnering with efforts around the “Water In Our World” campus theme:


University Departments, Faculty, Staff, & Students

– Water Institute at UNC

– UNC Institute for the Environment

– UNC Global Research Institute

– UNC Center for Global Initiatives

– UNC Institute of Marine Sciences

– The Graduate School at UNC

– UNC Center for the Study of Natural Hazards and Disasters

– Parr Center for Ethics

– UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

– Environmental Finance Center at UNC School of Government

– UNC Global Program

– UNC Sustainability Office

– North Carolina Botanical Gardens

– Morehead Planetarium & Science Center

– UNC Fine Arts Departments (Art, Music, Dramatic Art)

– Carolina Performing Arts

– The William & Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

– A Drink for Tomorrow & TAP Project (student initiatives whose purpose is to raise both awareness and funds to bring clean water to countries throughout the world)

– Lee Weisert (UNC composer who will be implementing acoustical sound installations (ice and natural ponds) in Spring 2013)

– Bland Simpson (English/Creative Writing professor with many literary and musical works on NC waterways)

– UNC Campus Communicators group


Local, State, & National Organizations

– Orange Water & Sewer Authority (OWASA)

– Chapel Hill/Carrboro City Schools

– WXYC Radio

– Kidzu Children’s Museum

– RENCI (Renaissance Computing Initiative)

– Ackland Art Museum

– Underwriters Laboratories

– Western Waters Digital Library