Skip to main content

John Paul Balmonte Recieves 2013-2014 Student Impact Award

April 10, 2013

John Paul Balmonte Recieves 2013-2014 Student Impact Award For the original publication of this article and to see other winners of the 2013 Impact Awards, follow this link. “While analyzing the microbial ecosystem in the Tar River, John Paul developed … Continued

Maite Ghazaleh Recieves NOAA Hollings Scholarship

April 8, 2013

Maite Ghazaleh Recieves NOAA Hollings Scholarship Maite Ghazaleh, junior undergraduate UNC researcher in the Ries and Castillo Labs, was recently awarded the NOAA Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship to continue her research investigating the impact of ocean acidification on marine organisms. The award … Continued

MASC Alumus Discovers Archaea Eat Protein

April 1, 2013

MASC Alumus Discovers Archaea Eat Protein “Beneath the ocean floor is a desolate place with no oxygen and sunlight. Yet microbes have thrived in this environment for millions of years. (From ScienceDaily) – Scientists have puzzled over how these microbes survive, but … Continued

Water Rights and Wrongs

February 5, 2013

Water Rights and Wrongs by Mark Derewicz Please visit http://endeavors.unc.edu/water_rights_and_wrongs for the full version in the recent monthly edition of Endeavors magazine. Photo by Donn Young Cities run out of water. Wells turn toxic. Fracking gets backing. And a new breed of polluter … Continued

EPA STAR Fellow Success

January 28, 2013

EPA STAR Fellow Success For the original publication, follow this link. “Dr. Carol Seagle, Director of Research, Center for Sustainable Enterprise, and Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, University of North Carolina, Kenan-Flagler Business School As a teacher of corporate sustainable … Continued

Exploring Life’s Limits on Earth

December 4, 2012

Exploring Life’s Limits on Earth The following story is from the UNC Spotlight:  http://www.unc.edu/spotlight/zena-cardman/ As part of her research into how life survives in places where it seemingly shouldn’t, Zena Cardman dove deep into a lake in British Columbia alongside … Continued

Zena Cardman Receives 5-yr Royster Fellowship

November 2, 2012

New Royster Society Five-Year Fellows Have Varied Research Interests August 31, 2012 New five-year Royster Fellows for 2012-2013 Nineteen new graduate students from around the world are beginning their first semester at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill … Continued

Emergency responders rely on UNC software during Hurricane Isaac

November 2, 2012

Emergency responders rely on UNC software during Hurricane Isaac As Hurricane Isaac pounds the Gulf Coast, emergency responders are relying on a storm surge-flooding computer model developed at Carolina to make crucial decisions about emergency operations and safety. “It’s exciting … Continued