Senior Karylle Abella: ’95 percent of the ocean is still unexplored – and I’m one of many scientists uncovering a vast unknown’
Senior Karylle Abella is an undergraduate researcher within the UNC College of Arts and Sciences majoring in chemistry, with a minor in creative writing. Her research focuses on the different ways in which carbon is formed and the processes ocean microbes use to break down that carbon.
PlayMakers Repertory Company presents Lynn Nottage’s “Intimate Apparel,” as part of its main-stage season. Winner of the New York Drama Critics’ Circle and the Outer Critics Circle awards, this quietly beautiful story explores the struggle of ﬁnding intimacy and purpose while chasing your dreams.The show runs Jan. 25-Feb. 12.
Carolina CUBE founder James Ellsmoor (economics/geography ’16) of Solar Head of State has been named to Forbes “30 Under 30” list. The list honors and recognizes young leaders across the world. Past innovators include Mark Zuckerberg and Kate McKinnon.
Six new interdisciplinary, team-taught courses will be offered across the College of Arts and Sciences beginning in fall 2017 in disciplines ranging from physics and astronomy to public policy to art.
A new fellowship funded by the Taylor Charitable Trust is supporting graduate students with interests in how humanities scholarship can be tied to a public outreach focus. The Maynard Adams Fellowships for the Public Humanities have been established by the Program in the Humanities and Human Values.
This past summer, John Paul Balmonte (Ph.D. ’17) worked on a once-in-a-lifetime research cruise traveling from New Zealand to Alaska.
UNC chemist Bo Li focuses her research on the bioactive small molecules produced by bacteria and the ways in which they may help defend the human body against infectious diseases.