Each June, across North Carolina, the familiar twinkle of fireflies fills the evening sky. Slowly, one by one, these beetles emit a spark of light — a chemical reaction called … Continued
Factories of Change: Anthropology and Southern Historical Collection project explores repurposing of former industrial spaces
Led by Rudi Colloredo-Mansfeld, an anthropology professor and the senior associate dean for social sciences and global programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, the “Factories of Change” project … Continued
Edward T. Samulski, Carolina chemistry professor emeritus and former chair of the applied physical sciences department, has been awarded the Herman F. Mark Polymer Chemistry award for 2017. The Herman … Continued
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ranks 33rd in the world and 23rd in the United States among global universities, according to the 2017 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) … Continued
Incoming junior Jennifer Cooper plans to major in psychology and history, but it’s her background that makes her unique among her peers. Cooper, 49, is the mother of nine children. … Continued
Growing up, incoming Ph.D. student Patricia Dawson took a deep interest in her Cherokee history as she heard inspiring stories about influential family members of the past and present. One … Continued
Carolina startups and social ventures generate $10 billion in annual revenue toward state and global economies; create more than 8,000 jobs in North Carolina and 63,000 worldwide.
PlayMakers Repertory Company kicks off its 2017-2018 season with the world premiere of “Count,” in the first production of its PRC2 second-stage series, opening Aug. 23. This docu-drama about six … Continued
The new UNC Autism Research Center will accelerate the creation of more effective, personalized treatments and interventions for the millions of people with autism spectrum disorder across.
Marcus Reis, first-year Ph.D. student in the Leibfarth Group in the department of chemistry, helped a young maker in creating a new hands-on project for children in the hospital.
Twenty-five years ago, Sherry Salyer left her job as a middle school health and physical education teacher to come to Carolina. Her students and colleagues in the Carolina’s Department of … Continued
During the solar eclipse, Chapel Hill will experience almost complete darkness for about 2.5 minutes in mid afternoon, about 2:43 p.m. Chris Clemens talks about what to expect.
Rising senior Morgan Vickers is an undergraduate research assistant for the Community Histories Workshop in the Digital Innovations Lab whose research focuses on mapping historic cities now underwater, with attention … Continued
UNC-Chapel Hill is one of 29 universities nationwide awarded a competitive grant to survey its doctoral students and alumni on the career pathways they have chosen. The National Science Foundation … Continued
UNC physics and astronomy graduate student Grayson Rich (also of the Triangle Universities Nuclear Laboratory) was involved with an experiment involving the world’s smallest neutrino detector.
The White House announced its intent on Aug. 3 to nominate Duke Buchan III ’85 as Ambassador to the Kingdom of Spain and the Principality of Andorra.
From youth sports to the NFL, talk about concussions and their damaging effects has dominated the sports world for the past decade. UNC’s “Well Said” podcast talks to Johna Register-Mihalik, … Continued
You’d like to bike downtown for your job, to go shopping or to attend an event. Center for Urban and Regional Studies researcher Brian J. Morton has developed a tool … Continued
Ever since the Wright brothers flew at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina has proudly proclaimed to be “first in flight.” Less well-known is Carolina’s connection to deep space — from the … Continued