Environmental Sciences News

Jul 26, 2018

Hailey Shoptaugh: Education Intern at the Rachel Carson Reserve

Rachel Carson once wrote “The edge of the sea is a strange and beautiful place.” After spending ten weeks walking in her footsteps, I couldn’t agree more. My time as the education intern at the Rachel Carson Reserve was full […]

Jun 4, 2018

The Adventures of a Living Conservatory Intern

What are small, brightly colored, and loved all over? Butterflies! At my internship in the Living Conservatory at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences, I was constantly surrounded by them. Here, in this mock tropical dry forest, I’ve been teaching […]

Feb 21, 2018

Employment Scams

There has been a recent surge in reports of students receiving emails from fraudulent employers. These scammers are preying on eager job seekers. Often scammers will pose as legitimate employers and email students offering employment opportunities to get them to respond with […]

Nov 10, 2017

Per Frisk: The Nature Conservancy Volunteer to Burn Technician Position

A little about me: My name is Per Frisk and I graduated this past May with a major in Environmental Sciences and minor in Forest Management, and began work a week later. I’m glad I decided to dive right into […]

Aug 15, 2017

Environmental Sciences Alumni Spotlight: Katie Thomas

Each semester, the Environmental Sciences Academic Program highlight alumni who represent the diverse and involved alumni population that graduated from our program. This Fall the spotlight focuses on, Katie Thomas. Name: Katie Thomas Graduation Year: May 2015 Focal Area: Natural Resources- Ecosystem Assessment […]

Aug 1, 2017

Environmental Sciences Spotlight: Mary Summers Rogers

Each month, the Environmental Sciences Academic Program highlights a current student who represent the diverse and involved student population within the program. This month, August, the spotlight focuses on, Mary Summers Rogers. Name: Mary Summers Rogers Focal Area: Urban Sustainability Year: Senior Hometown: […]

Jul 1, 2017

Environmental Sciences Spotlight: John Johnson

Each month, the Environmental Sciences Academic Program highlights a current student who represent the diverse and involved student population within the program. This month, July, the spotlight focuses on, John Johnson. Name: John Johnson Focal Area: Sustainable Chemistry Year: Senior Hometown: Charlotte, NC […]

Mar 1, 2017

Environmental Sciences Spotlight: Nathaniel Chapman

Each month, the Environmental Sciences Academic Program highlights a current student who represent the diverseand involved student population within the program. This month, March, the spotlight focuses on, Nathaniel Chapman. Name: Nathaniel Chapman Focal Area: Plant Biology Year: Senior Hometown: Golden Valley, Rutherford […]

Feb 9, 2017

Environmental Sciences Alumni Spotlight: Heather Troutman

Each semester, the Environmental Sciences Academic Program highlights alumni who represent the diverse and involved alumni population that graduated from our program. This semester the spotlight focuses on, Heather Troutman. Name: Heather Troutman Graduation Year: May 2014 Focal Area: Sustainable Design 1. How did your […]

Jan 27, 2017

Environmental Sciences Spotlight: Alex Gizzi

Each month, the Environmental Sciences Academic Program highlights a current student who represent the diverse and involved student population within the program. This month, February, the spotlight focuses on, Alex Gizzi. Name: Alex Gizzi Focal Area: Atmospheric Science Year: Super-Senior! (5th Year) Hometown: Cary, NC 1. […]