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UNC-Chapel Hill scientists, researchers named 2021 AAAS fellows

January 26, 2022

Faculty members in the College of Arts & Sciences, School of Medicine and Eshelman School of Pharmacy have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Biologist Amy Gladfelter is one of the new fellows.

Two faculty awarded NEH grants

January 24, 2022

Awards will fund a digital monograph on the poet Langston Hughes and development of a critical game studies curriculum.

Racing Toward Innovation

January 20, 2022

Convergent science is characterized by cross-disciplinary research teams created to tackle big problems and speed the application of new breakthroughs to commercialization. At UNC, the Institute for Convergent Science is at the forefront of this pioneering framework.

A classroom on the Core Sound

January 18, 2022

More than a dozen Tar Heels spent last semester on the coast taking classes and conducting real-world research on a new issue impacting the barrier islands of the Cape Lookout National Seashore.

Teaching Awards honor 25 educators

January 14, 2022

Selected from more than 800 nominations, the winners of the 2022 University Teaching Awards will receive special recognition at the Jan. 15 men’s basketball game. Many of the winners are in the College of Arts & Sciences.

The Smorgasbord Scientist

January 11, 2022

Why do some organisms live in groups? What influences their cooperation with one another? How do they choose their mates? PhD student Brian Lerch has a lot of questions about ecology and evolutionary biology — and he strives to answer them using math.

Finding patterns in randomness

January 11, 2022

As a young man, Sayan Banerjee, assistant professor of statistics and operations, fell in love with the “poetic” side of mathematics.

Old religions, new rituals

January 10, 2022

The pandemic has changed ways that some Jews and Christians practice their faith, says a Carolina religious studies expert.