• Nathalie Eegholm

    Woman in Science: Nathalie Eegholm

    UNC College of Arts & Sciences senior Nathalie Eegholm uses an ecological model designed to understand how dissolved oxygen varies seasonally and yearly to predict short-term oxygen conditions within the Neuse River Estuary of North Carolina.

  • a room full of people listening to a presentation at the UNC Clean Tech Summit

    Innovating Toward a Stronger Economy — and a Healthier Planet

    Co-hosted by the UNC Institute for the Environment and the Kenan-Flagler Business School, the sixth annual UNC Clean Tech Summit brought together entrepreneurs, students, government leaders, and researchers to discuss the global clean technology economy.

  • a graphic of a pipeline, starting with on time high school graduation, followed by enrollment at an NCCC or UNC institution, followed by retention at an NCCC or UNC institution, followed by graduation from an NCCC or UNC institution, with leaks between each one

    North Carolina’s Leaky Educational Pipeline

    The fastest jobs in N.C. now require more education. A new report from Carolina Demography and the John M. Belk Endowment will help guide the path forward to improve education attainment to fill the need for a highly trained workforce.

  • Rick Luettich

    Gone in a Generation

    For the past month, UNC Institute of Marine Sciences researcher Rich Luettich worked with an investigative team from The Washington Post to help inform the “flood” section of this story, which also shares information on forests, fires, and fisheries.

  • scallop

    Saving Scallops

    Due to warming waters, scallops have struggled to exist in North Carolina’s bays and estuaries. But thanks to a new research study at the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences, scallops may have a new lease on life.


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