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EnviroLab gets NASA grant for heat mapping

October 31, 2023

With the support of a new $1.5 million grant from NASA, the Data-Driven EnviroLab will evaluate disparities in heat stress from environmental and climate injustices across the U.S. 

Finding his research rhythm

October 27, 2023

Héctor Aizpurúa, Jr. recounts his journey from remedial English classes to writing his honors thesis on the musical traditions of the displaced people of the Panama Canal.

Conserving critically endangered scalloped hammerheads in the Galapagos

October 25, 2023

Savannah Ryburn, A UNC Ph.D. student in the Environment, Ecology and Energy Program in the College of Arts and Sciences, has dedicated the last five years to researching the diet of juvenile blacktip and scalloped hammerhead sharks in the Galapagos Islands using a cutting-edge technique called metabarcoding.

Studying the resilience of carbon-accumulating seagrass

October 24, 2023

Through the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship program, Olivia Key ’25 conducted research on the resilience of seagrass beds, which have a potentially valuable role in reducing net carbon emissions in relation to climate change.