Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Tar Heel Reader, an online program that helps students with disabilities learn to read independently, is nearing 10 million books read. The site, which was created by Karen Erickson of the Center for Literacy and Disability Studies and Gary Bishop of the department of computer science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is expected to reach the … Continued
Marine scientists at UNC are taking a new approach to figuring out why and how microalgae blooms occur in the Neuse River Estuary.
When Jillian Lee Dempsey was interviewing for faculty positions across the country several years ago, she was thrilled to find that Carolina’s senior faculty members were uniquely supportive of her. “They were invested in my success,” said Dempsey, now a UNC-Chapel Hill assistant professor of chemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences who examines the challenges associated with … Continued
Canoeing down the banks of the Coharie River recently as part of a capstone course, UNC-Chapel Hill senior Daniel Barnes-Batista said, was the kind of educational experience he could never get at a desk.
Solely adjusting the aspect ratio of a pipe – regardless of its shape – precisely controls how medicine, pollutants, nutrients and chemicals travel down it and hit their target, according to UNC mathematicians.
The College of Arts and Sciences celebrated the grand opening of its newest state-of-the-art campus makerspace on Nov. 16. At 3,500 square feet, the Murray Hall makerspace is the largest of the three campus facilities and will become the central hub of the BeAM (Be A Maker) network
The College of Arts and Sciences recognized 12 new distinguished professors at a reception Oct. 24 in Hyde Hall.