Erin Danford first student named to IE Board of Visitors

December 3, 2017

Junior UNC-Chapel Hill student Erin Danford has been named to the UNC Institute for the Environment Board of Visitors—the first student board member in its history. Danford joined the Board at the October meeting and offered input from the student … Continued

Student Spotlight Erin Danford ’19

December 3, 2017

Name: Erin Danford Hometown: Waxhaw, North Carolina Major: Environmental Science Minor: Geography Expected Graduation: May 2019 What drew you to your major? I decided to become an environmental science major because I wanted a career that allowed me to make … Continued

IE scientists to present at 2017 AGU Fall Meeting

December 3, 2017

Several scientists from the UNC Institute for the Environment will be presenting at the 50th annual AGU Fall Meeting Dec. 11-15 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Fall Meeting is the largest worldwide conference in the geophysical sciences and attracts more … Continued

In the News: Go with the Flow

November 16, 2017

One of IE’s IDEA undergraduate student’s, Savannah Swinea, is featured in a UNC Research Endeavors article “Go with the Flow.” Swinea is paired up with Kaylyn Gootman, a Ph.D. candidate in the Curriculum in Environment and Ecology, to study stream beds. “I was looking … Continued

Postcard from the Field: Bianca Gartner ’18

November 3, 2017

What is your name: Bianca Gartner Major: Environmental Science Expected graduation date: May 2018 Why did you want to go to the OBX Field Site? Many reasons! First off, I wanted to do a semester off campus. Same state – … Continued

Meet the 2017 Duke Energy Faculty and Graduate Fellows

November 3, 2017

The Duke Energy Fellows program, administered by the UNC Institute for the Environment, is funded by a grant from the Duke Energy Foundation to develop leaders in the energy sector. The Duke Energy Faculty Fellowship supports one faculty member per … Continued