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AmeriCorps position for Katherine Gates

Katherine Gates, an Environmental and Geographic Sciences senior, has accepted the AmeriCorps position with the US Forest Service. During field season she will be in the field using GPS to assess trails across the Tellico Ranger District. In the off-season, she will be responsible for data verification for the entire...
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NSF Grant for DEEGS Faculty

Dr. Mulrooney is a co-PI on the new $740K NSF Grant in collaboration with NC A&T.  The title of the grant is "Socio-Economic Factors, Land and Water Quality, and the Dynamics Between Rural and Urban Zones of Food Production and Consumption" and the abstract is included...
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Students Hop on Bikes, Trains to Check Out Careers

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Cory Caddell has been accepted to the 2018 PEP program

Cory Caddell, a senior in the Environmental and Geospatial programs was accepted to participate in the Partnership Education Program (PEP) at Woods Hole Massachusetts. This is a Summer Science Intern Program designed to promote diversity in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. He will be provided room and  board, travel...
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Mark Reyes accepted for Summer Research Opportunity

Mark Reyes, a senior in Environmental Science as been accepted to participate in the College of Agriculture and the Natural Resources’ Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP) at the  University of Maryland. Mark will be provided round-trip airfare, room, and board in University on-campus housing, and a...
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DEEGS representation at GURS

At the 2018 GURS (Graduate and Undergraduate Research Symposium) on Saturday, the DEEGS had good representation. Everyone who presented did a great job and below are awards earned by DEEGS students: Richie Foster - 1st place Undergraduate Poster Competition, College of Arts and Science (pictured),  Title of...
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How much air pollution is too much?

A recent new article about DEEGS research from the Herald Sun: http://www.heraldsun.com/news/local/counties/durham-county/article203916304.html   Read more here:...
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Student Spring Break Trip to Tulane University

In collaboration with Tulane University Department of Environmental Studies and Department of Public Health, the North Carolina Central University Department of Environmental Earth and Geographic Science will be taking 8 students to participate in a week long hands on learning workshop in New Orleans LA.   The...
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Student Spring Break Trip to UGA Marine Institue Georgia

Students from the Oceanography class offered by DEEGS will spend three days at the University of Georgia Marine Institute at Sapelo Island, Georgia conducing marine research. The trip includes nature trail transects, Bioacoustics, beach ecology, fish survey, and marsh exploration. On the return trip, students will visit...
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Environmental and Geospatial Sciences Gain Credentials

North Carolina Central University’s Department of Environmental, Earth and Geospatial Sciences (DEEGS) has received national recognition for its outstanding programs in geospatial sciences and environmental health. The department’s Geospatial Sciences Program was designated as a Center for Academic...
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