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Design Our Earth Day T-Shirt!

January 25, 2023
Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to submit an Earth Day t-shirt design. Sustainable Carolina will distribute these t-shirts to students during our Earth Day celebration in April. The designs should convey the spirit of Earth Day and sustainability, and include at least one recognizable campus feature. The designs can…

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2023 Green Resolutions

January 9, 2023
As we begin to work toward our New Year’s Resolutions, we can’t forget sustainability. Our Green Resolution guide¬†examines strategies within ten different areas for living more sustainably in 2023. Energy Efficiency Turn off lights and unplug battery chargers/adapters when not in use or when fully charged. Adjust your thermostat by…

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Behind the Scenes: Installing Campus Solar

December 16, 2022
When Jessica Reid (’22, ’23) wanted to highlight renewable energy for her digital storytelling course, she looked to Ideliya Khismatova (’23). Reid, who is in the Environment and Science Communication dual-degree program, met Khismatova as an undergraduate student. The two served on the Environmental Affairs Committee of Student Government, which…

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Sustainable Semester Wrap-Up (Fall 2022)

December 9, 2022
We are reflecting on the sustainable semester we’ve had this fall at Carolina. This semester, we’ve worked with students via a capstone course and the EcoStudio internship program. Through experiential education opportunities like these, students hone their skills and use them to advance campus sustainability. E3P Capstone Course Final Presentations…

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Mike Piehler sits above a storm drain at Battle Grove on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus. Rooted: Mike Piehler (UNC Research)

December 6, 2022
  UNC Research featured Chief Sustainability Officer Mike Piehler in its Rooted series, which recognizes long-standing members of the UNC-Chapel Hill community who have aided in the advancement of research by staying at Carolina. Read the full feature on the UNC Research website.

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