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Green Tip

Spring has sprung!  For many, that means allergies.  Have you ever tried local, raw honey as a natural remedy for your allergies?  Local, raw honey contains enzymes and traces of pollen specific to your environment which helps you build immunity.  It also supports our local beekeepers. And learn more about the fascinating insect that pollinates one-third of the world’s food and produce at the Honey Beehive tour on Saturday, April 16, 1-2pm at the Carolina Campus Community Garden on Wilson Street. Read more »

Earth Week Events at Carolina

Schedule some time to celebrate Earth Day and attend one of the many events offered from April 16-22 on the UNC campus. Events include a “Repair Fair” on Tuesday, April 19, in the Student Union, the “Combating Food Injustice” speaker series, a famers’ market in the Pit, and an edible campus workday.  On Friday, April 22, join students and researchers focusing on climate change at a symposium in Genome Sciences, celebrate at the Earth Day festival at the Bell Tower Amphitheater, and then head over to the Varsity Theater and enjoy student-submitted works at the Carolina Environmental Film Festival.  Read more » 

Curriculum for the Environment and Ecology (CEE) Adds Two New Major Tracks

Starting next fall, students have the option to study in one of two new major tracks in CEE. The BS track in Quantitative Energy Systems explores interdisciplinary approaches to analytics, informatics, or business in relation to water, energy, and sustainable natural resources. The BA track in Sustainability applies policy and business practices to resiliency and sustainability.  Contact CEE for more information.

New Special Topics Course offered through INLS

“Information for a Sustainable World” (INLS 490) launches next fall for well-prepared undergraduate and graduate students who want to understand how to gather and organize information resources related to natural resources and behaviors.  Offered through the School of Information and Library Science, the course will focus on Jordan Lake as a nexus of water-food-energy for the region.  Learn best practices, tools, techniques, and simulations that inform ‘smart community’ actions.

First Annual Food Justice Speaker Series

The free series examines food in relation to policy, identity, and public health, and provides a forum for academics and community organizers. Join panel participants and keynote speakers each evening April 18-21 to learn more about food justice in North Carolina. Free food and refreshments will be provided before each event. Read more»

Cleantech Connect Career Fair

The Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster will host a career fair on April 21 from 3-5 p.m. at the McKimmon Center in Raleigh. The event is free to job seekers and is aimed at students and recent graduates. There is a $500 registration fee to become a job exhibitor. Read more»

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Jobs and Internships

• Sustainability @ UNC Summer Internship NC

• Environmental Finance Center –Data Analyst Summer Internship – NC

• Ecoheal – Internship – NC

• Triangle J Council of Governments– Housing & Community Development Planner II – NC

• Triangle J Council of Governments– Energy and Environment Planner II – NC

• UNC Southeast Regional Climate Center– Heat Vulnerability Intern– NC

 

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Events 

 

April 19

Repair Fair

April 20

2016 State Energy Conference

April 21

Farmers' Market in the Pit

April 22

Edible Campus Workday

UNC Climate Change Symposium

Earth Day Festival

Carolina Environmental Film Festival

April 25-27

Energy Storage Association Conference and Expo

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