Category Archive: Water & Sanitation

In the aftermath of destruction

One year after Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico, Florence strikes the Carolinas Comprehending the death toll in Puerto Rico Sept. 20 was the first anniversary of Hurricane Maria, which struck Puerto Rico as a powerful Category 4 storm and has left thousands of people still without power or with only… Read More

Documenting impact

Our Water Institute leader I’ve noticed over the years that those of us who haven’t spent entire careers in academia often are much more aware of the need to demonstrate the value and impact of the work we do. ROI – “return on investment” – is a broad way to… Read More

Fabulous conference on water: hurry!

Share Hurry! Get over to the Friday Center for a fabulous conference on water this week in Chapel Hill, Water and Health: Where Science Meets Policy, led by The Water Institute at UNC and the UNC Institute for the Environment.Access to clean, safe water, managing water scarcity in communities in… Read More

A year in the life…of the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health

Share 1/1/11: Now that’s an interesting number! New year, new hopes and new opportunities! In spite of a very difficult economy, our faculty members had continued success competing for grants and contracts. Between 1/1/2010 and 12/21/2010, they were awarded $161,294,655 in grants and contracts, up from $139,232,526 for the same… Read More