Category: Natural Sciences & Mathematics
The Energy Literacy, Engagement and Action Program, a free, week-long summer institute for twenty high school students, visited UNC in August. As part of the program, students were challenged to … Continued
Nanotechnology: A Maker’s Course” is a new free series of classes being offered online through Coursera and taught by faculty from Duke University, UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State. The course … Continued
Some researchers believe gratitude is a fundamental human emotion, connecting us friends and partners who support our well-being. Two UNC psychologists focus on the long-lasting effects of living a life … Continued
Joseph DeSimone, the Chancellor’s Eminent Professor of Chemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences at UNC-Chapel Hill and the William R. Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering at … Continued
Senior undergraduate Madeline Fischer is a double major in music and environmental studies. She was interviewed by endeavor as part of an initiative highlighting female researchers at UNC this year.
Department of marine sciences professor Hans Paerl discusses hurricane’s impact on water quality on UNC’s Well Said podcast.
This summer, senior Trevor McPherson traveled to Indonesia to continue his research into the intersection of music and neuroscience.
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
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
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
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.
Zareen Farooqui is a junior studying business administration and computer science at UNC-Chapel Hill. This summer, she’s using the knowledge she gained in her classes to revamp United Way of … 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.
Griffin Smith has spent a lot of time teaching and mentoring with the Upward Bound Program at Central Carolina Community College, which prepares recent graduates for college.
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
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