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Bird Friendly Battle Grove

August 22, 2023

  On a spring morning in 2022, members of UNC Grounds and Landscaping and Sustainable Carolina met up with a New Hope Audubon Society team in the lush green space sandwiched between Coker Arboretum and Forest Theatre. Though the meeting felt relaxed, UNC Grounds team member Geneva Green felt some…

Categories: Campus Sustainability News, Nitrogen

A look back at the 2023 Research Sustainability Symposium

August 11, 2023

With $1.2 billion in annual research activity, UNC-Chapel Hill is ranked the 13th largest U.S. research university. Across the University’s schools and departments, there’s a wealth of sustainability-related research. During Earth Week in April 2023, Sustainable Carolina hosted its first annual Sustainability Research Symposium in Wilson Library. During the event,…

Categories: Campus Sustainability News, Earth Day

Carmichael Arena LED upgrades highlighted by UNC Athletics

July 10, 2023

  CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Fans will experience an enhanced and exciting game day atmosphere when they cheer on the Tar Heels at Carmichael Arena during the coming school year. The historic building is undergoing significant lighting upgrades and the installation of new LED video boards that will significantly brighten…

Categories: Campus Sustainability News

Hanesbrands Interns | Summer Update 1

June 29, 2023

This summer, Sustainable Carolina and Hanesbrands are hosting interns for an eight-week internship. Meet the three interns who are getting a crash course in public-private partnerships and the impact of these collaborations on sustainability efforts. Last fall, our newly established Champion Sustainability Fund, in partnership with Hanesbrands, Inc., gained momentum….

Categories: Campus Sustainability News, Student News

Video Games: Paving the Way to Sustainability

May 16, 2023

Original story by Maya Waid, an undergraduate student in the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media. Edited for the Sustainable Carolina blog. Amy Xu has wanted to create video games ever since she was a kid. Xu was proficient in HTML and general coding knowledge at a young age….

Categories: Campus Sustainability News, Student News