Natural Sciences & Mathematics
This past December, Tar Heels everywhere turned their eyes to the UNC men’s soccer team as it closed in on what would be its first NCAA College Cup championship in ten years. But Alain Aguilar – lecturer in the department of exercise and sport science and athletic trainer for the team – was focused on the details.
Jonathan Abramowitz, professor and associate chair of psychology in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences, is the founding editor of the new Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders. The quarterly journal will be published by Elsevier, a leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health communities … Continued
UNC will mobilize around water through a new two-year, campus-wide academic theme. Key issues of focus will include ensuring water is available to and safe for people around the world since that access affects their health, the economy and social development.
Six Carolina undergraduates will head off on exciting journeys abroad to pursue independent study projects of their own design, thanks to the Burch Fellows Program in the College of Arts and Sciences. The program, supported by Lucius E. Burch III, a 1963 Carolina graduate, rewards undergraduates at the University who possess extraordinary ability, promise and imagination, and funds their special … Continued
Special conservation zones known as marine protected areas provide many direct benefits to fisheries and coral reefs. However, such zones appear to offer limited help to corals in their battle against global warming, according to a new study involving UNC researchers.
The Board of Governors of the multi-campus University of North Carolina has selected 17 of its most outstanding faculty, including chemistry professor Linda Spremulli in the College of Arts and Sciences, to receive the 18th Annual Awards for Excellence in Teaching. Each award winner will receive a commemorative bronze medallion and a $7,500 cash prize. The 17 recipients, representing an … Continued
In his own words, UNC chemist Brian Hogan calls himself a “crazy scientist who wanted to build a school in Guatemala.” This is a story of how one man with an idea really can change the world. It’s also a story about how Carolina is helping him to do just that.