Previous News Items
December - Rebecca Milsk and Ramon DC Alatorre receive their Masters of Science Degrees
November - Bonnie Lyon receives her PhD and begins a postdoc at the Advanced Water Management Centre of the University of Queensland in Brisbane Australia
September - Current MSPh candidate, Jennifer Casanova, receives the UNC Gillings School of Public Health Alumni Association Spirit of Giving Scholarship for demonstrated commitment to establish water reuse technologies for undeserved populations in the US and across the globe.
August - Dr. Vanessa Pereira, alumna of the group and currently at Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica in Lisbon, Portugal, begins a 9 month sabbatical at Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering in Baltimore, MD. She will deliver a seminar at UNC on March 6, 2013.
June - Bonnie Lyon (PhD track) receives Royster Society of Fellows Dissertation Completion Fellowship for the 2011-2012 academic year and the Gillings Dissertation Award
June - Pearl Kaplan (MS recipient August 2011) awarded Fulbright grant for research at McGill University, Montreal, Canada beginning September 2011.
January - New Collaborative Research Initiated with the University of Queensland (Australia), WaterSecure, and Veolia
August - Member of the Organizing Committee of the International Water Association's Micropol & Ecohazard 2011 Specialist Conference to be held in Sydney, Australia June 11-13. Abstracts accepted until September 17th, 2010.
May - PhD candidate Anne Galyean is recipient of the National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship Award
January - Weinberg to Chair HiWATE Open Day in London on 23 February
January - $300,000 Award from Water Research Foundation to study Endocrine Activity in Disinfection Byproducts
August - Group Member Bonnie Lyon wins student poster award at Gordon Research Conference on Disinfection Byproducts at Mount Holyoke College
June - First place poster award in the Water Science and Research
Division of the Annual American Water Works Association Conference held
in Atlanta, GA
March - Halogenated Furanones at higher levels in some drinking waters than
March - Cities rarely release water test results
November - Interview: Scientists stumped over proper disposal of old medicine
February - Weinberg among top authors accessed in Environmental Science and Technology for Oct-Dec 2006
January - Member of the inaugural Peer Review Editorial Board for the Journal of the American Water Works Association
Harrison Prescott Eddy Medal awarded by the Water Environment Federation
August - Opening speaker in the first Gordon Conference on Drinking Water Disinfection ByProducts
Research on disinfection byproducts receives best paper award
EPA awards $525,000 to study common drugs in drinking water
One of 17 members of the search committee convened to select the new department chair (Word document).
Proposal to study the occurrence of one of the most genotoxic chemicals found in water funded in the AwwaRF 2005 unsolicited research program
MS Graduate Student Talia Chalew awarded one of only 3 US EPA STAR Fellowships awarded to UNC-CH in 2005