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PFAS Research Update March 2023 cover Collaboratory Releases March 2023 PFAS Update

March 1, 2023

Since 2018, in response to increasing concerns about the threats posed by PFAS, the NC Collaboratory, with funding from the NC General Assembly, has invested more than $21 million in a multidisciplinary portfolio of academic research and state agency partnerships to study PFAS and identify solutions for the citizens of North Carolina.

Ally Adams 4,000 Miles Away, Collaboratory Alumna Brings Experience to Peace Corps in Africa

February 28, 2023

Former Collaboratory intern Ally Adams is now a health volunteer for the Peace Corps. She is stationed in the Tumani Tenda village in The Gambia, Africa.

Lake EPA’s Regan Wants Stronger Water Pollution Rules

February 14, 2023

Collaboratory Director Jeff Warren participated in a roundtable discussion with the leadership of US EPA and NC DEQ about addressing PFAS in drinking water.

Miyuki Hino As Extreme Weather Events Become More Often and Intensify, the Number of People and Places Exposed to Flooding Events is Likely to Grow

February 7, 2023

As part of the 2021 Collaboratory Flood Resiliency Study funded by the North Carolina General Assembly, researchers examined the impact of floodplain buyouts across North Carolina. A recent journal article details the findings.

Sarah Padyk Pursuing Passions Through Carolina’s Environment and Science Communication Dual Degree Program

February 1, 2023

UNC-Chapel Hill graduate student and Collaboratory communications intern Sarah Padyk writes about the value of science communication opportunities afforded to her during her time at Carolina.