Category: Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Darin A. Padua, professor and chair of the department of exercise and sport science in UNC’s College of Arts & Sciences and co-director of the Sports Medicine Research Laboratory, was … Continued
Nancy Allbritton, a Kenan distinguished professor and chair of the joint department of biomedical engineering in UNC’s College of Arts & Sciences and North Carolina State University, has been honored … Continued
NFL grant funds international research on the role of active rehabilitation strategies in concussion management
Led by scientists at UNC-Chapel Hill and the Medical College of Wisconsin, the research will involve international collaborations and diverse participants — high school, college and professional athletes — across … Continued
UNC psychologist Mitch Prinstein has been interested in the subject of popularity for decades. His latest book, “Popular: The Power of Likability in a Status-Obsessed World” (Viking, June 2017), examines … Continued
In a new study published in Science Advances, Erika Wise, associate professor of geography in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences, and Matthew Dannenberg used climate information recorded by Ponderosa … Continued
Zena Cardman is setting her sights on the ultimate frontier — space. Over 18,000 people applied to be in NASA’s newest class of astronauts, and Cardman found out on May … Continued
Gabi Stein is a rising junior majoring in computer science within the UNC College of Arts & Sciences. She is a Morehead-Cain Scholar, and has spent the past semester studying … Continued
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.
Physicist Laurie McNeil and musician Brent Wissick have taught the first-year seminar, “The Interplay of Music and Physics,” for one semester each year, for 12 consecutive years, beginning in 1999. … 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.