Research Movie Trailers and Updates

Jan 2019.  Senior Capstone Course (ET 460 Practice of Environmental Technology).
Course Video Primer


Dec. 2018.  How Florence Wasted Us!   Great data analysis and visualization by Daniel Ampero (ETM major; OUR award), Theresa Flood (BIO major; OUR award), and Shane Beeson (EA Graduate candidate).  Wastewater Treatment Plants in the Piedmont are a major concern of wastewater release to Coastal Plain communities.

Evaluation of NCDEQ Incident Report Data for Hurricane Florence










Videos of USDA Water for Agriculture Work with the City of Jacksonville and USEPA

Virtual Tour of LTS site.

How Water is Sampled at LTS for chemicals


March 2018  Jamie Cochran (ETM major; OUR award), Ben Bryant (FM major), and Alston Williard (BioAgEng major).  Loblolly Open-pollinated Coastal Pine Trials with and without Municipal Wastewater Irrigation.

Feb. 2018. Duncan Anderson (ETM major and OUR research award recipient) starts his non-targeted assessment of soybean uptake of chemicals of concern from municipal wastewater.









Dec. 2017. Successful groundwater and surface water monitoring with City of Jacksonville folks for quarterly sampling and passive sampling deployment. Thanks COJ folks!











Nov. 2017. Successful community engagement meeting with the Water for Agriculture Leadership team in Jacksonville, NC.  Wally Hansen is presenting to the group and overview of water reuse challenges after our great gallery walk as a group (Thanks TH!NK!)

Oct 2017.  Congrats to Dr. Melanie Hedgespeth on the post-doc travel award to SETAC!

Sept. 2017.  Congrats to Nancy Gibson on the WRRI grant!

August 2017. Welcome Alston Williard as an undergraduate researcher.

July 2017.  Congrats to PI Rich Vendetti for the $2M Biomaterials Workforce Training Grant (USDA!)

June 2017.  Congrats to Alex Ewald for the new Job at CH2M-Hill!

June 2017.  Welcome Duncan Anderson and Brendan Joyce as an undergraduate researchers.

May 2017. Water for Agriculture Grant Activities for non-targeted screening.

March 2017.  Welcome Lauren Hermane as an OUR undergraduate researcher.

Feb. 2017.  Enjoyed visiting the Hofmann and most of all walking around the Bald Cypress stands.

Jan. 2017. Congratulations to CO-PIs for the new project: North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. 2017. Bioenergy Research Initiative Grant Program. Western North Carolina Bioenergy Forest Demonstration. Solomon Ghezehei, D. Hazel, R. Cook, L. Kurkalova .(April 2017 – March 2019). $250,562

Jan. 2017.  Congratulations to Dr. Shawn Shifflett for ORISE Post-doctoral Research position at USEPA. 

Dec. 2016. Congratulations to Dr. Andrew McEachran for manuscript acceptance: McEachran, A, D. Shea, and E.G. Nichols. 2017. Pharmaceuticals in a Temperate Forest-Water Reuse System. In press, Science of the Total Environment. 

Nov. 2016.  Excellent session at Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) on Emerging Contaminants and Wastewater and great conference.

Oct. 2016.  Welcome to Dr. Hedgespeth for joining NC State and the Water for Agriculture grant.

Oct. 2016.  Great meeting with project investigators and program directors at USDA for Water for Agriculture Program, Washington, DC.

Oct. 2016.  Wow. Hurricane Matthew.

Sept. 2016.  E. Nichols participated in the field day tour for NC Bioenergy Research Initiative field day at the NC State/NCDA Bioenergy Research Farm in Williamsdale NC.

Sept. 2016.  Successful collaborative meetings with Elizabeth City State University and Cape Fear Community College for USDA Higher Education Grant.