Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Work entirely designed, implemented, and interpreted by UNC undergraduates has been published in Biochemistry and is highlighted on the journal web page.
Geography graduate student Jon Duncan was awarded the first Keohane Professional Graduate Student Award for his research in hydrology.
Three UNC College of Arts and Sciences faculty members received mentoring awards from the Carolina Women’s Leadership Council May 10 at a Campus Y ceremony.
UNC senior Anastasia Elise Bury of South Haven, Mich., has received a David L. Boren Scholarship through the National Security Education Program to benefit U.S. intelligence efforts. For 12 months, Bury will study abroad in Tajikistan where she will learn Tajik, a dialect of modern Persian that is unknown to many because it’s spoken in few parts of the world.
Ivan Cherednik, a mathematics professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is the recipient of a 2013 Simons Fellowship in Mathematics.
UNC psychologist and linguist Jennifer Arnold found that our conversational missteps, like saying “uh” and “um,” sometimes actually help our listeners get what we’re saying.
Kerry Steven Bloom, Thad L. Beyle Distinguished Professor of biology in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honorary societies and a leading center for independent policy research.