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WATCH: Engaging Rural Eastern Shore Communities in Climate Solutions

At the EPA Mid-Atlantic Summit, a panel from UVA's Environmental Institute presented the Institute's work on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.
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Record-Breaking Heat Means More ER Visits

After decades of research, EI affiliate and UVA environmental scientist Bob Davis says we’re only beginning to understand the link between extreme weather due to climate change and how the...
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LISTEN: Hoos in STEM, Story Collider & Environmental Science

This special episode of Hoos in STEM replays a Story Collider event where the Institute's Director, Karen McGlathery, shared her personal story on being drawn to environmental science.

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UVA’s Environmental Institute Announces the 2024 Summer Intern Cohort

The Institute awarded fourteen paid summer internships to UVA students for environmental, climate change and sustainability work in 2024.
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WATCH: Engaging Rural Eastern Shore Communities in Climate Solutions

At the EPA Mid-Atlantic Summit, a panel from UVA's Environmental Institute presented the Institute's work on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.
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Thermometer shows extreme heat

Record-Breaking Heat Means More ER Visits

After decades of research, EI affiliate and UVA environmental scientist Bob Davis says we’re only beginning to understand the link between extreme weather due to climate change and how the...
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Spring Flowers at Carr's Hill

LISTEN: Hoos in STEM, Story Collider & Environmental Science

This special episode of Hoos in STEM replays a Story Collider event where the Institute's Director, Karen McGlathery, shared her personal story on being drawn to environmental science.
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Andrews Wins Leadership Award for Environmental Conflict Resolution Work

Elizabeth Andrews, UVA’s first Environmental Sustainability and Resilience Practitioner Fellow, will be awarded the 2024 Gerald P. McCarthy Award on June 13.
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Student Education Enriched by EI’s Climate Restoration Initiative

Rachel Kinzer said she was given valuable experiences by the Environmental Institute during her master’s degree, paving a new path for her future.
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Shear Genius: UVA Finds Way To Scale Up Wonder Material, Which Could Do Wonders for the Earth

Through research funded by UVA's Environmental Institute, assistant professor of chemical engineering Gaurav Giri is making a miracle material available large-scale.
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Announcing the 2024 Environmental Futures Fellows

UVA's Environmental Institute announces the 2024 Environmental Futures Fellows: Heather Christensen, Luka Hamel-Serenity, and Jenny Tran.
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First-Ever Hurricane Evacuation Order Database May Hold Keys to Future Readiness

A new, comprehensive hurricane evacuation order database created by UVA researchers can help the U.S. develop more effective policies in the face of raging storms.
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New PBS Documentary Features Work on the Eastern Shore

A documentary that aired on PBS highlights the challenges the Eastern Shore faces, with an emphasis on UVA's work to address flooding and resilience on the coast.