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Majora Carter kicks off Earth Week at UNC

April 24, 2015

Majora Carter, urban revitalization strategist and social-enterprise pioneer, delivered the Campus Earth Week Keynote Address at UNC on Wednesday, April 15th. This event kicked off a week of activities focused on recognizing sustainability initiatives at UNC and envisioning an even … Continued

2015 Annual UNC Science Expo

April 13, 2015

On April 11th, the ERP participated in the 5th annual UNC Science Expo that is produced by UNC’s Morehead Planetarium and Science Center as part of the North Carolina Science Festival. Approximately 700 people of all ages attended this year’s … Continued

NC Asthma Summit 2015

March 13, 2015

The 2015 North Carolina Asthma Summit, an annual gathering of asthma clinicians and community health workers sponsored by the Asthma Alliance of North Carolina and the North Carolina Asthma Program, met in Burlington on March 3 and 4, 2015. As part … Continued

ERP Spotlight: Neasha Graves

January 29, 2015

ERP’s Neasha Graves was recognized for her high quality work and contributions to the Community Outreach and Engagement Core (COEC) community in the NIEHS Grantee Highlights. Neasha is the Community Outreach and Education Manager for the Environmental Resource Program (ERP) … Continued

New Resources on Health and Hydraulic Fracturing

January 22, 2015

Hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” has become more common in the quest to extract natural gas from reserves across the United States. ERP staff helped NIEHS develop two new resources to examine the potential environmental health implications of this practice and … Continued

NC Healthy Homes Outreach Task Force Meeting

November 13, 2014

On Wednesday, November 12, thirty lead and healthy homes professionals from across the state came together at the UNC Institute for the Environment for the quarterly NC Healthy Homes Outreach Task Force meeting.  The representatives from local and state health … Continued