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Tar Heels in the field (UNC News | Apr. 20, 2022)

April 20, 2022

Through the UNC Institute for the Environment’s semester-long Sustainable Triangle Field Site, Carolina students are researching Chapel Hill’s creeks to help the town develop stronger flood mitigation plans.

Petric named director of IE’s Highlands Field Site

January 27, 2022

Rada Petric’s love for nature and animals stems from a place of comfort amid tragic events in her childhood: a civil war. Born in Bosnia, Petric was separated from her parents when she was seven years-old. Her mother was a … Continued

Meet the Field Site Directors

September 7, 2020

Engaging students in a semester of transformative hands-on learning and research are key aspects of the experiences offered at all of UNC-Chapel Hill’s field sites. A partnership among the Institute, the  Environment, Ecology and Energy Program and the  Study Abroad … Continued

Postcard from the Field: Natalie Gabriel ’22 Thailand

May 31, 2020

  Name: Natalie Gabriel Major: Environmental Science: Quantitative Energy Track Expected graduation date: May 2022 Why did you want to go to the Thailand Field Site? I chose this study abroad program because it was not only through my major … Continued

Postcard from the Field: Lauryn McMiller ’19 – Highlands

January 6, 2019

Name: Lauryn McMiller ’19 Expected Graduation Date: May 2019 Which field site did you attend: Highlands Field Site Why did you choose that site specifically? I wanted hands-on experience with environmental research and field work. When I looked into the … Continued