Category: Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Four new integrated first-year seminars team-taught by faculty members from different disciplines will be offered beginning in fall 2017 as part of the new Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP): “Creating Scientists: … Continued
Using state-of-the-art instrumentation and lab analyses, UNC researchers gather information on Jordan Lake.
The connection between physics and music is stronger than most people might think. Many physicists are amateur musicians, physics professor Laurie McNeil said. “Think of Einstein and his violin. He … Continued
After graduation, Sierra Atwater will head to South Africa, where she’ll work for a STEM education startup company on encouraging young girls to get involved in science. She’s taking a … Continued
As director of Ecuador’s Geophysical Institute, Mario Ruiz has monitored some of the most active (and potentially destructive) volcanoes in South America. After earning his PhD at UNC 10 years … Continued
Spring Commencement at UNC-Chapel Hill recognizes the accomplishments of more than 6,000 Carolina students, including 3,807 undergraduates. Here’s a look at the number of graduates for the most popular majors … Continued
Get to know senior Jamal Royster, a computer science major from Brinklow, Maryland, as he experiences his senior year at Carolina. View a photo essay about his senior year.
In the fall of 2016, UNC-Chapel Hill senior Quentin Tatum of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina was accepted into the Honors Semester Abroad Program in London, which allowed him … Continued
Cordell Corbin’s career plan all started in front of the television, watching re-enactments of World War II and Vietnam War air-to-air combat.
More than 45 Carolina faculty members will give “lightning” five-minute talks or discuss posters about their work in improvement science at a campuswide symposium on May 19.
Nearly 200 projects were showcased at the 18th annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on April 27. The three-hour event provided an … Continued
In this week’s “Well Said” podcast episode, UNC talks about robots and minds with Kurt Gray, an assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience in the College of Arts & Sciences.
UNC-Chapel Hill hydrologist Tamlin Pavelsky is the lead author of a new study published in Geophysical Research Letters, a journal of the American Geophysical Union, which shows arctic river icings … Continued
Feelin’ DNA aims to inspire the visually impaired community by providing STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) teachers with 3-D models so they can incorporate them into their classrooms.
Researchers affiliated with the SOAR telescope in Chile participated in the Workshop on SOAR Science 2020 from March 13-15, 2017 at the FedEx Global Education Center at UNC-Chapel Hill and … Continued
A giant snake pendulum that will be on display in front of Phillips Hall for Arts Everywhere Day April 7 is a perfect mashup of art and science. The 8-by-11-foot … Continued
The Graduate School’s annual Graduate Education Advancement Board Impact Awards recognize graduate students for contributions they are making to the state of North Carolina. These awards are possible thanks to … Continued
https://youtu.be/8EIMT-2M_ZE What does it mean to be a student at a leading global public research university? The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is showcasing the culture and … 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 … Continued
UNC-Chapel Hill researchers make discovery that could increase plant yield in wake of looming phosphate shortage
Scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have pinpointed a key genetic switch that helps soil bacteria living on and inside a plant’s roots harvest a vital … Continued