IE exhibit teaches community about toxins in food and water

April 27, 2017

UNC’s Institute for the Environment taught children and their parents about environmental toxins in food and water and how to make healthier food choices during Morehead Planetarium and Science Center’s annual UNC Science Expo on Saturday, April 22. IE’s outreach … Continued

IE’s IDEA program featured at AGU

January 8, 2017

By Alexandra Grant IE’s IDEA Program (Increasing Diversity and Enhancing Academia) was well-represented at the 2016 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall meeting in San Francisco. This NSF-funded program provides undergraduate research experiences to underrepresented minority students in the geosciences through … Continued

Looking back at APNEP’s 2016 partnership with ERP

December 19, 2016

In their December newsletter, the Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Partnership’s (APNEP) featured a collaboration with UNC-IE’s Environmental Resource Program (ERP). Over the summer, twenty 8th-12th grade science teachers spent four days exploring the sounds and the sea at the Trinity Center … Continued

Western N.C. Science teachers to explore the future of electricity

September 28, 2016

The UNC Institute for the Environment will host middle and high school science and technology teachers from N.C.’s western region at a day-long professional development workshop on October 3, 2016 at The Collider in Asheville. This interactive teacher professional development … Continued