Meet A Student


Alfre Wimberly

Alfre Wimberly
Class of 2017

Alfre is an Environmental Sciences major focusing on energy and sustainability. Earlier this year she traveled to Spain to present at an international student symposium. Read more about her UNC experience

Research Spotlight


Megan Schutt
Megan Schutt, Graduate Student in the Department of Marine Sciences

Megan's research includes developing a model to improve the offshore wind energy resource assessment in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Keep up with her work on the UNC Marines Sciences Graduate Student Blog.

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.