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Industry, policy leaders to headline UNC Clean Tech Summit in March

The UNC Clean Tech Summit convenes professionals in business, policy and academia for two days of problem-solving to foster leadership and growth in the southeast’s clean tech industry.  The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) will host its fifth … Continued

Cable named Institute’s Associate Director for Experiential Education

Jaye E. Cable, chair of the Curriculum in Environment and Ecology (CEE) and professor in the Department of Marine Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences was recently named associate director for experiential education at the UNC Institute for … Continued

UNC-Chapel Hill wins second NSF Innovations at the Nexus of Food-Energy-Water Systems grant

Greg Characklis, PhD, director of the Center on Financial Risk in Environmental Systems and Philip C. Singer Distinguished Professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, is part of a team awarded $2.5 million by the National Science Foundation … Continued

Jordan Lake Data Collector

UNC Study Takes a Closer Look at Jordan Lake

By Mike Piehler Mike Piehler is a professor at the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences and the Technical Lead for the UNC Nutrient Management Study. The UNC Nutrient Management Study is conducting a comprehensive assessment of the condition of Jordan … Continued

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