CRC prepares for annual summer research exchanges

May 28, 2019

  This summer, the CRC will continue its two annual summer exchange programs by facilitating research collaborations involving two Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) and by sponsoring a student exchange program between May and August. The SUMmer Resesearch EXperience, or SUMREX, … Continued

CRC launches video series on center impacts

May 17, 2019

  The Coastal Resilience Center, which manages more than 15 research and education projects dedicated to protecting lives and property in U.S. coastal communities, has started a video series focusing on its work around the country. The series focuses on … Continued

Study: Mitigation investments yield returns in eastern NC

May 13, 2019

  A lower percentage of low-to-moderate-income households and mobile homes, and a higher percentage of home ownership, make a community more resilient to natural hazards like hurricanes, according to a new study published on the Coastal Resilience Center website. Conducted … Continued

CRC Impacts: Preparing for Natural Hazards

May 1, 2019

The Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence, funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, is a consortium of research and education projects around the United States focusing on creating more resilient coastal communities. This is the first in a series … Continued

CRC student leads regional disaster recovery partnership

April 15, 2019

Students involved in Coastal Resilience Center (CRC) projects have been key to a regional partnership that assists Southeastern states with training, resources and access to organizations that help coastal communities recover from disasters. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill … Continued

2019 ADCIRC Users Group Meeting registration open

February 25, 2019

  The ADCIRC modeling community will gather this spring for the 2019 Users Group Meeting to share experiences, discuss, plan and build capacity for coastal ocean modeling.  The 2019 ADCIRC Users Group Meeting will be held on May 20-21, 2019, … Continued

Students learn about Charlotte flood buyout program

January 29, 2019

  Shortly after Hurricane Florence came through North Carolina, causing record rainfall and floods, students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill visited a county where years of investments in flood control measures have yielded clear results. The … Continued

For third year, summer programs pair education projects with research

November 19, 2018

In a continuation of its exchange programs, the Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence (CRC) facilitated exchanges between students, faculty and research projects this past summer. As part of the SUMmer Research Experience (SUMREX) Program, Bryan Acevedo-Marerro and Jorge Santiago-Hernández, civil … Continued

Q&A: E&WD Grant recipient Darien Williams

October 19, 2018

Darien Williams, a recent master’s graduate in City and Regional Planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, was one of two students to receive an Education and Workforce Development Grant from the Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence … Continued