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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Three Zeros combines aspiration, pragmatism

The Three Zeros Initiative is Carolina’s integrated approach to reducing its environmental footprint through three overarching sustainability goals: net zero water usage, zero waste to landfills and net zero greenhouse gas emissions. ... Read More

Hungry for more? Food theme serves a second helping this fall

Food For All, Carolina’s pan-University academic theme, didn’t take a summer break and continues this fall with a speaker series, a summit to propose a statewide food policy and a new food studies class. ... Read More

The scientist and the fisherman

Commercial fishermen like David "Clammerhead" Cessna and scientists like Niels Lindquist are working together to tackle the issue of North Carolina’s depleted oyster populations. ... Read More

Serving up Food for All

As far as steering committee co-chairs Marcie Cohen Ferris (right) and Alice Ammerman (left) are concerned, Carolina’s food theme is organic to the campus. ... Read More

MEASURE Evaluation around the world

For a quarter century, MEASURE Evaluation has helped developing countries around the world to gather, interpret and use data to strengthen health care systems and save lives. Find out how in this special Gazette feature. ... Read More

Carolina launches Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence

A new Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence is charged with helping to conduct research and education that directly addresses key challenges to vulnerable coasts. ... Read More

N.C. clean tech industry finds home at UNC

Retired Gen. Wesley Clark was a featured speaker at the N.C. Clean Tech Summit, hosted by the UNC Institute for the Environment and the Kenan-Flagler Center for Sustainable Enterprise, with support from a variety of UNC organizations and clean energy businesses. ... Read More


The Reese News Lab and Research Laboratories of Archaeology were selected to receive the C. Felix Harvey Award for Institutional Priorities, the first time two winners have been selected in the same year. Each will receive $50,000. The Reese News Lab in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication will use its money to fund […] ... Read More

GAA honors three faculty members for outstanding service

Acclaimed researchers in HIV/AIDS and public health and a writer whose works have appeared on the page and stage were honored Jan. 16 with the General Alumni Association’s Faculty Service Award. ... Read More

For sea turtles, there’s no place like magnetic home

Adult sea turtles find their way back to the beaches where they hatched by seeking out unique magnetic signatures along the coast, according to new evidence from Carolina. ... Read More