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PhD students turn pandemic challenges into opportunities

September 22, 2021

Esteban Agudo, a marine ecologist pursuing his degree in Ecology, Evolution & Organismal Biology (EEOB) and Savannah Ryburn, pursuing her PhD in the Environment, Ecology & Energy Program, turn challenges of pandemic into opportunities in Galapagos.

Helping a coastal town monitor water quality

November 6, 2019

A doctoral student’s innovative design project is helping the North Carolina town of Beaufort keep a check on water quality issues in creeks and streams using inexpensive monitoring stations. The health of North Carolina’s coastal watersheds are essential for industries like tourism and fishing.

New name, new emphasis, for environmental program at UNC

August 14, 2018

A new interdisciplinary program in Environment, Ecology and Energy (E³P) will leverage the College’s strengths in natural sciences, social sciences and humanities to teach students how to best manage resources in an ever-changing world.