Assessing place attachment in the face of growing risks

March 31, 2020

On Thursday, Feb. 27, Dr. Michelle Dovil of Florida A&M University (FAMU) presented research on environmental risk perception and place attachment in coastal North Carolina as part of the Natural Hazards Resilience Speakers Series. Environmental risk perception, a judgment of … Continued

Natural hazards increasing educator burden

March 23, 2020

The timing of Dr. Cassandra Davis’s presentation in our Natural Hazards Resilience Speaker Series on February 20 could not have been better planned. Dr. Davis, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Policy at UNC, studies how storms and … Continued

Army Corps work balances economy, flood and storm risks

March 10, 2020

The Coastal Resilience Center (CRC), in partnership with the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (DCRP) welcomed Dr. Julie Rosati on Thursday, Feb. 6, as part of its ongoing Natural Hazards Resilience Speaker Series. Dr. Rosati … Continued

Speaker focuses on sustainability of Gullah Geechee Corridor

February 25, 2020

On Jan. 30, I had the chance to hear from founder of the Resilience Initiative for Coastal Education (RICE), Albert George. George came to speak to students across various disciplines enrolled in the Natural Hazards Resilience Speaker Series, and share his experience … Continued

Summer Research Teams receive follow-on funding for future work

February 19, 2020

Two faculty members involved in a CRC-facilitated summer research program in 2019 have been awarded follow-on funding to continue their work. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) announced that eight faculty members from Minority Serving Institutions … Continued

A conversation on statewide resilience

February 17, 2020

Amanda Martin, Deputy Chief Resilience Officer for the state of North Carolina, came to speak to our class for the UNC Natural Hazards Resilience Speakers Series on Jan. 23. Martin engaged the room by asking us what we would do … Continued

2020 ADCIRC Week to be held in Baton Rouge, La.

February 13, 2020

  ** Update (3.24.20): ADCIRC Week has been transitioned to a virtual format for 2020. See more at ** Coastal modelers and decision-makers will gather next month to share experiences with and discuss the latest developments on work with … Continued

Class learns about UNC’s district energy system

February 11, 2020

Have you ever wondered how your physics class is heated? How the student union stays cool in the summer? Or even just what powers the lights in the library? These questions might not seem that interesting, but when you consider … Continued