News and Features
Frank Leibfarth, assistant professor of chemistry, was selected to join Popular Science’s “Brilliant 10” roster of 2021. The Brilliant 10 roster recognizes 10 early-career scientists and engineers across the nation who have the potential to transform the world with their innovative approaches to key issues.
New faculty members in the College of Arts & Sciences will work across disciplines to study health and wellness in communities of color. In addition, two faculty will focus on issues of U.S. slavery and will work closely with the health and wellness faculty.
Senior Ashley Dos Santos knew that Carolina’s makerspaces were where she belonged even before she was officially a Tar Heel. Now an active member in the Be A Maker Network, she’s working to bring the world of making to more students.
Seven new Shuford Innovators-in-Residence, all Carolina alumni, will support students in the Shuford Program in Entrepreneurship through academic lectures, professional development initiatives, mentoring opportunities and candid conversations across campus.
A panel of faculty experts for “Democracy and Public Discourse” discussed polarization in today’s political landscape. The UNC Program for Public Discourse is in the College of Arts & Sciences.
At BeAM — Carolina’s coalition of makerspaces — all are welcome and empowered to design, create and make, for any reason.
U.S. News & World Report names UNC-Chapel Hill best value among public universities for 17th time.