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Ninth annual UNC Cleantech Summit to feature leaders in business, public sector for keynotes, panels and networking

The 2023 UNC Cleantech Summit is set to take place on Mar. 27 and 28 at UNC’s Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill, NC. The annual event is open to students, educators and members of the cleantech industry. … Continued

Help us reach our GiveUNC goal on Mar. 28!

­ Mark your calendars for Mar. 28 and help the UNC Institute for the Environment exceed our fundraising goals for GiveUNC—UNC-Chapel Hill’s 24-hour giving challenge. The Institute has consistently landed on the leaderboards in multiple categories for number of gifts … Continued

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Kryston examines sanitation in NC communities with IE’s inaugural Environmental Justice Graduate Research Award 

Amy Kryston, the inaugural recipient of the UNC Institute for the Environment’s Environmental Justice Graduate Research Award, studies the relationship between on-site sanitation, health and social drivers of health in North Carolina communities. “Sanitation is a human right,” Kryston, a … Continued

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Carolina’s field sites featured on

At field sites in North Carolina’s mountains, coastline, cities and even the tropical rain forests of Thailand, undergraduates have a semester-long opportunity to explore real-world issues through a combination of coursework, field trips, research projects and internships with local organizations. … Continued

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