Category: Natural Sciences & Mathematics
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
Gaming giant Valve acquires Impulsonic — a UNC-created 3-D sound simulation software company started by two PhD students and faculty within the department of computer science.
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 … Continued
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. … Continued
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has launched a five-year initiative, “Creating Scientists: Learning by Connecting, Doing and Making,” to expose undergraduate students to more hands-on research and … Continued
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have found that up to 90 percent of predatory fish are gone from Caribbean coral reefs, straining the ocean ecosystem … Continued
“Rooms” uses movement, music and text to explore issues at the intersection of gender, race and identity.
Senior Phylicia Currence is a McNair Scholar within the UNC College of Arts & Sciences majoring in psychology and sociology, with a minor in Africa, African American, and diaspora studies. … Continued
We use statistics to analyze almost every aspect of sports on the court, but UNC’s Jonathan Jensen employs statistical analysis to predict what will happen behind the scenes of sports … Continued
Senior Marketa Burnett is an undergraduate researcher double-majoring in psychology and African, African American, and diaspora studies within the UNC College of Arts & Sciences. She is also a McNair … Continued
Biomedical engineers at Duke University, UNC-Chapel Hill and the University of New Mexico have engineered the first examples of biomimetic structures composed of a mysterious class of proteins that lack … Continued
Benjamin Kompa, a fourth-year student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been named a recipient of the prestigious Churchill Scholarship, a research-focused award that provides funding … Continued