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Environmental Sciences and Engineering News

Gillings researchers receive EPA grant to study PFAS in outdoor air

May 18, 2022
Environmental sciences and engineering researchers at the Gillings School have been awarded nearly $800,000 in grant funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to develop new analytical methods that can improve the detection of emerging air pollutants like PFAS.

Salzberg receives inaugural Faculty Award for Global Excellence

May 11, 2022
Dr. Aaron Salzberg, director of The UNC Water Institute, is one of three Carolina faculty to receive the Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs’ inaugural Faculty Award for Global Excellence in recognition of his contributions to advance global partnerships, education and research at UNC.

Woods to serve on EPA Board of Scientific Counselors subcommittee

May 5, 2022
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has selected Dr. Courtney Woods to serve on the Social and Community Science subcommittee of the EPA Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC). This new subcommittee will lend expertise in support of the agency’s commitment to supporting communities and community science.

The Abstract: April 25, 2022

April 25, 2022
New honors for faculty and staff and new research on COVID-19 transmission in schools during the spring of 2021.

Water supply portfolios must be viable for all partners

April 5, 2022
The need to invest in large and expensive new water infrastructure represents a significant challenge for water providers, especially given ongoing water affordability issues and the uncertainties associated with future demands and climate change.