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#GDTBATH: Ashleigh Roberson

Through Carolina Away, Ashleigh Roberson has built connections and got her footing in her classes.


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New speaker series will promote constructive discourse

$8 million gift to fund Abbey Speaker Series in the UNC Program for Public Discourse.


A dynamic global dozen

Twelve international exchange students from seven countries are calling UNC-Chapel Hill home this spring. Due to COVID-19, many had postponed coming to UNC for one or more terms and waited months for travel restrictions to lift and visas to be approved before arriving on campus.


Chemist Jeffrey Dick awarded prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship

Jeffrey Dick, assistant professor of chemistry in the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, was recently named a 2021 Sloan Research Fellow.  


Stephen Anderson at the piano

Writing a new arrangement of a classic festival

The Carolina Jazz Festival will look a little different this year, but will contain the same spark and vibrancy. The festival will kick off with two livestreamed concerts: the UNC Faculty Jazz Concert on Feb. 18 and the UNC Jazz Combo Concert on Feb. 19.


Xiao-Ming Liu seen collecting water samples

Unearthing the Planet’s History

How did the planet become what it is today? UNC geochemist Xiao-Ming Liu collects samples of soil, rocks, and water from places like Hawaii to find the answer.


Bartolome Island is one of the most frequently visited sites in the Galpagos archipelago. (photo by Megan May). Photo is a wide angle view of the island, with mountains and the ocean.

Out of Sight, Out of Mind

About 71 percent of Earth is water. Of that water, 96.5 percent is oceans. So why do most air pollution and emissions studies focus on terrestrial research? An interdisciplinary team of UNC researchers has combined their expertise to determine how much marine-source emissions impact human health and the earth.