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Sustainable Carolina Adds Julie Jacobson Vann, Ideliya Khismatova to Carolina Sustainability Council

September 8, 2022
Julie Jacobson Vann, clinical associate professor at the UNC School of Nursing, has joined the Carolina Sustainability Council. The Council, which has been active since 2020, aims to broaden sustainability research, education, and service work at the University. Faculty members and students from schools and departments across campus serve an…

Categories: Campus Sustainability News, Carolina Sustainability Council

2022 Sustainability Social

August 18, 2022
Sustainable Carolina is hosting a Sustainability Social on Wednesday, August 31 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Student Union Gift Plaza. Twenty-two student organizations, University departments, and community partners will be represented at the Social. During the event, students can walk up to different tables to learn about…

Categories: Campus Sustainability News, Events News, Uncategorized

Design a Device | Sustainability Design Competition

August 15, 2022
Sustainable Carolina’s first-ever design competition is open for project submissions. Design a Device encourages students to communicate or demonstrate a sustainability concept through creation of an interactive, educational exhibit. In the past, Sustainable Carolina has used the Blender Bike and Plastic Water Bottle Vending Machine to demonstrate sustainability concepts. The…

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Digging into Nutrient Cycling in Carolina’s Streams

June 17, 2022
After 75 years underground, Carolina’s stormwater experts brought Battle Branch Creek back to life through stream daylighting. The process slows down water and removes sediments and nutrients from the water. Since 2016 the project has thrived, but one important measurement of success has yet to be evaluated: nutrient cycling. This summer,…

Categories: Campus Sustainability News, Nitrogen, Research, Water News

Biking Toward a Sustainable (and Safer) Future

May 5, 2022
Since 1956, The League of American Bicyclists has celebrated National Bike Month every May. The celebration focuses on individual and community well-being, along with “safer streets, connected communities, a healthier planet, and happier people.” Bike to Work Week is coming up the week of May 16-22, and Bike to Work…

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