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Meet a Tar Heel: Thomas Wolfe Scholar Serene Almehmi

September 29, 2022

Serene Almehmi is one of this year’s two recipients of the Thomas Wolfe Scholarship, a four-year, full-ride merit scholarship through the English and comparative literature department that is given to an exceptional writer every year.

Meet a Tar Heel: Thomas Wolfe Scholar Alex Gast

September 29, 2022

Alex Gast is one of this year’s two recipients of the Thomas Wolfe Scholarship, a four-year, full-ride merit scholarship for exceptional students interested in creative writing. The scholarship is given by the department of English and comparative literature.

21 Days at Sea

September 16, 2022

Junior Stephanie Caddell shares how three weeks on a research vessel in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean changed her life.

How to help endangered monarch butterflies

August 25, 2022

A Carolina biologist explains the insect’s decline, and a horticulturalist recommends planting milkweed to benefit butterflies — and our ecosystem.

Bioelectronics meets medicine

August 25, 2022

Assistant professor Wubin Bai and his team have developed a novel, bioelectronic technology that will improve patients’ lives, helping to safely automate and lower the burden of post-recovery care.

The Coastal Engineer

August 19, 2022

Since 1987, Rick Luettich has been building systems to protect the coast from environmental hazards and extreme weather events.

Meet a Summer Research Fellow: Lily Herbert ‘16

August 19, 2022

Lily Herbert ’16 is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Geography housed in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s College of Arts and Sciences. Her summer fellowship allowed her to work on her dissertation, centering on hate crime legislation and its geographical ties.