UNC chemist Joseph DeSimone’s years of innovative and beneficial work in material science was honored by President Barack Obama with the National Medal of Technology and Innovation. ... Read More »
Kriti Sharma is a PhD candidate in biology in UNC's College of Arts and Sciences working in the Shank Lab. Her research focuses on understanding the microorganisms in soil that are quietly working to make life above ground possible. ... Read More »
Improving the quality of life for people far too young to come to campus is the focus of one of Carolina’s newest student organizations. The Helping Hand Project, launched in 2015, features a group of about 40 students who use 3-D printing to make prosthetic devices for children and adolescents born without fingers.... Read More »
Fashion seems to embrace two opposite goals — fitting in with the crowd and standing out from it. Now new UNC research reveals that the choice to fit in or stand out depends on who exactly the crowd is – and the size of their high heels. That is, women adjust their fashion to look similar to the rich but different from the poor.
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UNC-Chapel Hill faculty focus on suicide prevention — a difficult topic that needs more voice, education, and awareness.... Read More »
Fred Mueller, professor emeritus of exercise and sport science and retired director of the National Center for Catastrophic Sport Injury Research based at UNC-Chapel Hill, is the receipient of the Korey Stringer Institute's Lifesaving Research Award.... Read More »
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