Author Archives: Alison Wynn
The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program named University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill second-year student Scott Emmons and third-year student Sarah Miller as 2017 Goldwater Scholars. This prestigious scholarship provides up to $7,500 per year for … Continued
Noelle Romero is the program coordinator for the Chancellor’s Science Scholars and UNC-PROPS. In August 2016, she successfully defended her thesis within the Curriculum in Genetics & Molecular Biology. Her research focuses on how to prevent problems that arise from damaged DNA, such as cancer, through studying Fancm, a protein that helps repair it.
When Ebola strikes, what is the proper response? What measures should be taken to protect communities in a time of crisis? To help answer these questions, public health officials in Liberia turn to legal experts at the UNC School of Government, with assistance from research by Benjamin Mason Meier, the Zachary Taylor Smith Distinguished Professor of Public Policy and an Associate Professor of Global Health Policy in the Department of Public Policy in the UNC College of Arts & Sciences.
Gulden Othman is a third-year graduate student in the Department of Physics and Astronomywithin the UNC College of Arts & Sciences. She currently works in the Experimental Nuclear and Astroparticle Physics group and is also on the executive board of UNC Women in Science and Engineering (WISE). Her research focuses on observing the interactions of the building blocks of matter to understand how the universe has evolved from the Big Bang to present day.
Geoffrey Bell wanted a way for students in his fall 2016 Restoration Ecology class to link concepts in ecosystem restoration with the practical application of research techniques they were learning. Sally Hoyt wanted to find new ways to engage students in the campus infrastructure around them.
The fifth annual North Carolina High School Ethics Bowl will bring 24 teams from across the United States to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on April 8th and 9th, 2017. Hosted by The Parr Center for Ethics … Continued