Meet A Student


Eden Sipperly

Eden Sipperly
Class of 2015

Eden spent a semester at the UNC Thailand Field Site studying energy and sustainability. Eden is also actively involved with Epsilon Eta, UNC's Environmental Fraternity. Read more about her UNC experience

Research Spotlight


Carol Hee
Carol Hee, Director of Kenan-Flagler's Center for Sustainable Enterprise and member of IE's Faculty Advisory Committee.

Carol's research evaluates how companies can reduce cost, minimize risk, and gain competitive advantage by implementing strategies guided by environmental and social concerns. Read a recent article about Carol's work

The Institute for the Environment (IE) catalyzes and advances interdisciplinary environmental research to solve local to global challenges, educates the next generation of leaders committed to the health and stewardship of our planet, and informs and engages the public to enable environmental problem solving.

IE seeks solutions to critical environmental issues - including those related to water resources, public health, energy, climate change, air quality, land-use change, and biodiversity - to enable sustainable human communities and their coexistence with natural systems.