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Environmental Sciences and Engineering News

Crawford-Brown joins EPA CASAC

Professor Douglas Crawford-Brown has become a member of EPA’s Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee (CASAC). This committee oversees all Science Advisory Board (SAB) panels in addition to providing independent advice to the EPA Administrator on EPA’s national ambient air quality standards. This committee also addresses research related to air quality, sources of air pollution, strategies… Read more »

Staveley elected president of Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, North America

December 04, 2006 Jane Staveley Denver, Colorado – ARCADIS (NASDAQ: ARCAF, EURONEXT: ARCAD) is pleased to announce that Jane Staveley was elected as president of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry North America (SETAC North America or SNA). Staveley, principal environmental scientist and business practice manager with ARCADIS, will serve as president of SNA… Read more »

Eric Money recognized for ENVR SO website design

Eric S. Money (PhD, Serre Advisor) was presented with a plaque and $300 check at ESE’s annual Fall Picnic on October 6, 2006. This award was presented in recognition of outstanding service to the department and its student organization, specifically for creating and managing the ENVR-SO website. Last updated October 23, 2006  

Three students awarded prizes for research posters

October 03, 2006 Photograph of poster session winner Three graduate students have been recognized for outstanding research during the School’s first Research Poster Display and Contest. William B. Allshouse, Joseph N. LoBuglio and Jon R. Sobus each received a certificate and $25 prize for their efforts. Their posters and others were displayed in the atrium… Read more »

Research Poster Display and Contest: Environmental Sciences and Engineering photographs

September 25, 2006 Photograph of poster session Photograph of poster session Photograph of poster session Photograph of poster session Photograph of poster session Photograph of poster session Photograph of poster session Photograph of poster session Photograph of poster session winner Photograph of poster session winner Photograph of Laurie Ringaert Photograph of poster session winner Photograph… Read more »

School of Public Health students help bring fresh water to Cambodia

September 15, 2006 Four students and one alumnus from the School of Public Health recently returned from Cambodia, where they helped provide safer drinking water to 1200 students at a primary school outside Phnom Penh. Members of Engineers Without Borders, including Joe Brown, Josh Hunn, Reed Palmer, Jamie Perin and Angella Rinehold, worked with the… Read more »

ESE hosts Open House on October 7, 2006

  The Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites you to attend an Applicant Open House on October 7, 2006 at 10:00 am in 0001 MHRC. Visit the UNC School of Public Health, and tour the UNC campus. Meet ESE faculty, staff, and students and learn… Read more »

Board of Trustees approves two new department chairs in the School of Public Health

August 23, 2006 The University of North Carolina Board of Trustees has approved the appointment of two academic chairs in the School of Public Health, both of whom are long-term, internationally renowned faculty members at UNC. Andrew F. Olshan, PhD, will lead the department of epidemiology, and Michael D. Aitken, PhD, will direct the department… Read more »

Michael Aitken to chair Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering

August 23, 2006   Michael D. Aitken The University of North Carolina Board of Trustees has approved the appointment of Michael D. Aitken, PhD as chair of the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering in the School of Public Health. Aitken’s appointment will be effective September 1, 2006. Aitken, professor in the Department of Environmental… Read more »

Brian Pachkowski wins Outstanding Platform Presentation Award

Brian F. Pachkowski (PhD, Swenberg Advisor) recently received a $2500 student travel award to present his research at the Central and Eastern Europe Conference on Health and the Environment (http://www.ceeche.org/) held in Bratislava, Slovak Republic, on October 22-25, 2006. His oral presentation, “Using laboratory and epidemiologic data for determining gene-environment interactions” was awarded an Outstanding… Read more »