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COE Summit 2021 logo Students from CRC partners win awards at COE Summit

May 21, 2021

Two students from CRC partners won second and third place in a national poster competition for students across Department of Homeland Security-funded Centers of Excellence this month. Kyle McElroy, a graduate student from the University of Rhode Island, and Verónica … Continued

Poster from a CRC student team from NCSU led by graduate student Samata Gyawali. Student posters, presentations from annual meeting available

May 5, 2021

  At CRC’s annual PI meeting held virtually from April 21-22, 2021, Center investigators made presentations about the first six years of their research and education projects. The audience included federal stakeholders and reviewers, CRC Advisory Board members, additional partners, … Continued

The cost of flooding (blog post)

April 5, 2021

“Flooding is head and shoulders above any other catastrophe that you or the world is going to face in its lifetime… in terms of sheer dollars and cents, especially with sea level rise.” Take it from Don Hornstein, who knows … Continued

The UPRM team, which includes (left to right) students from Verónica Díaz-Pacheco, Frederick González-Román and project lead Dr. Mauricio Cabrera-Ríos. Photo illustration by Frederick González-Román. Three summer research partners to continue funded work in 2021

March 29, 2021

  Three CRC Summer Research Team (SRT) partners from 2020 have been awarded follow-on funding through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T)  Office of University Programs’ (OUP) Minority Serving Institutions (MSI) program. S&T announced last month that nine … Continued

Institutionalized equity combats hazard uncertainty (blog post)

March 18, 2021

Dr. Ashley Ross-Wootton, an associate professor, author and proud Aggie, posed this question to our Natural Hazards Resilience class in February. Dr. Ross began by laying out the consequences of the 2010 Deep Horizon explosion and oil spill off the … Continued

Elevating resilience planning to protect communities (blog post)

March 12, 2021

The Coastal Resilience Center, in partnership with UNC’s Department of City and Regional Planning, recently hosted American Planning Association’s (APA) Joe DeAngelis and Texas A&M’s Jaimie Masterson for a presentation on “Using Local Planning Tools to Build Community Resilience.”

Building climate resiliency in North Carolina through biophilic urban design (blog post)

March 10, 2021

The UNC Department of City and Regional Planning was lucky to begin our Natural Hazards Resiliece Speakers Series with a guest lecture from Dr. Timothy Beatley on Jan. 27. Beatley, a professor at the University of Virginia, spoke at length … Continued

Speakers Series recordings available online

February 20, 2021

The CRC, in partnership with the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is co-sponsoring a graduate certificate program in the study of Natural Hazards Resilience. As one of the course offerings, CRC … Continued


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