News and Features
Hurricane season has been relatively quiet on the East Coast so far this year. But the season is far from over. In this podcast, Rick Luettich, director of the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences, discusses hurricanes and the damaging storm surges that wreak havoc before and after the storms.
UNC research led by biology postdoctoral fellow Spencer Ingley shows that In part, personalities emerged to protect societies against extreme temperature changes.
Diane Pozefsky is a research professor and director of undergraduate studies in the UNC College of Arts & Sciences Department of Computer Science. Pozefsky’s expertise includes software engineering and the social, legal, and ethical issues concerning information technology. She also helped build the networks for the 1998 Nagano Olympics and the IBM Corporation.
Christine Kim, a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill graduate student, and Julia Tenyotkin, a Carolina alumna, have each been awarded the National Security Education Program’s David L. Boren Fellowship, which supports fields of study, particularly languages, identified as critical to United States national security. Valued at up to $30,000, Boren scholarships are awarded to graduate students in exchange … Continued
New UNC-Chapel Hill research shows that coral reef decline illustrates far reach of climate change — and that local solutions alone cannot restore coral populations
Incoming first-year student McKenna Ritter of Aurora, Ohio, has been awarded a 2016 Thomas Wolfe Scholarship, a full, four-year merit scholarship in creative writing at UNC-Chapel Hill.
UNC chemist Bo Li was recently selected as a 2016 Rita Allen Foundation Scholar. The award recognizes outstanding young leaders in biomedical research.