Teachers get their feet wet in NC shoreline classroom

August 3, 2018

Eighteen 4th and 5th grade teachers from North Carolina got their feet wet, literally, learning about how to incorporate outdoor education into their classrooms at the 2018-2019 kick-off of ExPLORE NC, a teacher professional development program. ExPLORE NC is an … Continued

IDEA 2.0 welcomes 2018-2019 cohort

June 28, 2018

Eight UNC-Chapel undergraduate students recently began an intensive, yearlong research program called IDEA 2.0 (Increasing Diversity and Enhancing Academia). The program kicked-off with a luncheon where students and their faculty and graduate student mentors gathered to discuss the 10-week summer … Continued

Haine receives NC Outstanding Informal Educator Award in STEM

April 30, 2018

Reprinted from North Carolina Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education Center Dana Brown Haine works for a major research university that is on the cutting edge of scientific discovery. While this research may not have found its way into science textbooks just yet, … Continued

Impacts of Global Warming on Sustainable Farmers

April 24, 2018

Inspired by her involvement in IE’s Climate LEAP Program, high school senior Grace Baucom produced this documentary that explores how extreme heat affects sustainable farmers in North Carolina’s Piedmont region. Watch documentary