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UNC Science Expo

Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, in partnership with the students and faculty at UNC, celebrate science with our community. This annual celebration of science features more than 100 hands-on activities and science demonstrations led by STEM students, researchers, and practitioners from UNC-Chapel Hill. The … Read more

Carolina Advocates for Climate, Health and Equity

Carolina Advocates for Climate, Health and Equity host their annual symposium in spring 2024. The event seeks to advance sustainable healthcare in North Carolina and to improve resilience, mitigate climate change, and promote equity. This year's theme is Educating Ourselves, … Read more

Campus Cleanup 2024

Stone Center 150 South Road, Chapel Hill, NC

Join the UNC Institute for the Environment staff and Sustainable Carolina for a two-hour campus cleanup. We'll provide everything you need, but please wear closed toe shoes. We will clean up the area around the Stone Center. Please meet us … Read more

Sustainability Research Symposium

Wilson Library

For the second year, we’re hosting Carolina researchers at Wilson Library, in the Pleasants Family Assembly Room for lightning talks with Carolina faculty. Watch last year’s talks on the UNC Institute for the Environment’s YouTube page.

A Second Life of Campus Trees Opening Reception

Wilson Library

The trees that beautify and shade our campus have stood witness to the history of the University.   A new exhibit in the Wilson Special Collections Library, “A Second Life of Campus Trees,” looks at how campus partners transform the trunks … Read more

Festival on the Green Roof 2024

Rams Head Green Roof

The 2024 Festival on the Green Roof is a time to celebrate planet Earth and all the sustainability accomplishments from this school year. There will be free refreshments and activities. We'll also be giving away a limited run of Earth … Read more

UNC Sustainability Awards

Kenan Center Dining Room 300 Kenan Center Drive, Chapel Hill, NC

The UNC Sustainability Awards recognize leadership and best practice for three winners: An established and entrepreneurial North Carolina business that shows innovation, initiative and impact in sustainability, as well as a Kenan-Flagler Distinguished Alumnus in Sustainability. For the business awards, our … Read more

Spring BioBlitz

Battle Grove Regenerative Stormwater Conveyance Area Country Club Road, Chapel Hill, NC

Join Sustainable Carolina and the UNC Department of Biology for the annual Earth Month BioBlitz! We will be in Battle Grove Regenerative Stormwater Conveyance Area, between Coker Arboretum and Forest Theatre, from 9 am to 12 pm on April 26. … Read more

East Chapel Hill Rotary Club Electronics Recycling Event

East Chapel Hill High School 500 Weaver Dairy Rd, Chapel Hill, NC

The East Chapel Hill Rotary Club is hosting an electronics recycling event on May 4 from 2 - 4:30 pm. During the event, You can drop off any of the items listed below at East Chapel Hill High in the … Read more

Sustainability Coalition Meeting

Students that are members of environmentally-focused organizations at UNC-Chapel Hill are invited to attend this monthly, virtual meeting with sustainability staff from across campus. Please email sustainable@unc.edu to receive the Zoom link for this meeting.   Learn more: https://sustainable.unc.edu/campus-engagement/sustainability-coalition/

Sustainability Coalition Meeting

Students that are members of environmentally-focused organizations at UNC-Chapel Hill are invited to attend this monthly, virtual meeting with sustainability staff from across campus. Please email sustainable@unc.edu to receive the Zoom link for this meeting.   Learn more: https://sustainable.unc.edu/campus-engagement/sustainability-coalition/