Student Spotlight: Edward Landi
Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology major Edward Landi is a volunteer bird bander with the NC Museum of Natural Sciences.
Student Spotlight: Claire Walczyk
Environmental Sciences and Business Administration double major Claire Walczyk spent a semester studying abroad in Spain.
Student Spotlight: Maureen Goretti
Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology major Maureen Goretti spent a week in Costa Rica helping treat animal patients in a pop-up clinic through Vida Volunteer.
Ensley Named Second CONNECT Scholar
Congratulations Christian Ensley, a soon-to-be Forest Management major! He is the second recipient of The Dale Earnhardt Foundation’s CONNECT scholarship. This scholarship covers the cost of a student’s summer in the CONNECT program. Thank you to the Dale Earnhardt Foundation for supporting this […]
Brendan Joyce (ETM): Keeping the Lights on at Duke Energy
“Do you like coffee?” That was the first thing I was asked upon entering the lab. “You’ll need it!” As first impressions go, this wasn’t the best. I was already terrified that I would be working tirelessly, wasting away in a […]
Benjamin Payne (ETM): The Fumes of Success at the Environmental Health and Safety Department
It’s just a normal Friday and I bike from my residence hall to the Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) department. The EHS consists of many divisions, ranging from radiation safety, biosafety, stormwater, to lab safety, and manages the thousands of labs on […]
Alex Darr (ETM): Civil Engineering to Environmental Consulting
Five years ago, I would never have believed I would be working at an engineering consulting firm. Not only is this a surprise to me, but also to the contractors and clients who had a 19-year-old showing up to meetings […]
Jenna Hanks (NR) Goes to Washington
The morning of May 8, 2016 I remember having to pinch myself constantly as I was walking through the secret tunnels that ran beneath the various Congressional buildings. I was on my way to a conference room located in the […]
Emery Kiefer (NR): The Climate Reality Project
It’s very possible that my favorite party trick is to open up about how Al Gore was my boss for the summer. It prompts a rather large range of reactions and it’s quite amusing for my pleasure. The truth is, […]
Harrison Cole (ETM): Tracking Down Solar Power Prospects with GIS
With North Carolina being the third highest state in solar energy installed capacity, many startup companies have formed to take advantage of this opportunity. The company that I am interning for is called Holocene Clean Energy, LLC. They were founded in […]