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Jamie Phelps E&S ENV

“My time at UNCG [in the Environment & Sustainability Program] was incredible and I wouldn’t trade it for anything.”

Drew Bigelow E&S MSSE

“All in all, the MSSE program lived up to my expectations and successfully appeals to the four leaf sustainability approach that UNCG implements.”

Mary Grace Stilley E&S

Mary Grace is an intern at the Plastic Ocean Project, where she works in the lab identifying microplastics in environmental samples. She says, “Plastics were the first environmental issue that grabbed my attention.”

Breanna McBryde MSSE

For her final project, Breanna completed an internship at the Deep Roots market, a community-owned grocery store located in Greensboro, NC. Breanna hopes to continue this work in food security and food deserts.

May Htun E&S MSSE

May chose the MSSE because it allowed her to customize her degree and gave her the flexibility to complete courses online asynchronously. For her final project, she completed a transportation internship with the City of Greensboro.

Purva Sharma, Ph.D.

Purva Sharma, Ph.D. GEO

“My Ph.D at UNC Greensboro has enhanced my analytical skills and critical thinking which is very important for framing new urban discourse for a rapidly urbanizing country like India.”

Angela Charpentier Green

Angela Charpentier Green

Q&A with alumna, Angela Charpentier Green, on her time at UNCG as a geography major

Katlyn Adkins ENV

Katlyn Adkins is a junior majoring in environmental studies. She is an officer in UNC Green (the student environmental club) and […]

Rachel Ackerman ENV

Rae Ackerman is a first year student in the Lloyd International Honors College majoring in Environmental Studies.  She is head officer of […]

T’shari White ENV

T’shari White graduated from UNCG in December of 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies and minor in Biology. […]