Six students selected as Robinson Fellows for study in Europe

May 21, 2018

Six students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were selected as recipients of the 2018 Anne L. and S. Epes Robinson Honors Fellowship, which provides funding for students who propose a program of study wholly focused on some aspect of the history and culture of Europe and the Mediterranean from 5th century B.C.E. to 1920.

Students embrace the roots of photography

May 18, 2018

In an era when photographs made with cellphones and digital cameras have become the norm, some Carolina students have chosen to embrace the art form’s more analog past. In the “Darkroom Photography” course, taught by assistant professor Gesche Würfel, students use older cameras that require film to operate and spend hours tucked away in the Hanes Art Center darkroom to make their photos come to life.

Marsh Madness

May 18, 2018

North Carolina’s marshes continue to fragment every day. Shelby Ziegler attempts to rebuild them by gathering data from the healthy wetlands that remain — a feat she often tackles in the middle of the night. “As marshes become more eroded … Continued

Carolina outreach event empowers young scientists

May 15, 2018

Nearly 300 elementary school students visited the University for a day of scientific exploration. Jennifer Weinberg-Wolf was the only girl in her third grade rocket science club. More specifically, she was the only girl who had ever joined the third … Continued

The Flora Files

May 15, 2018

In the last 50 years, botanists have discovered more than 500 new species of plants across the Southeast. But it takes decades to actually study and record their existence — a feat that the UNC Herbarium has been tackling since its inception in 1908.

Carolina to Cristóbal

May 14, 2018

After visiting the Galápagos Islands for a research project over winter break, senior Haley Moser hopes to pursue a career in community-centered research after graduating from Carolina this May.

The Class of 2018 graduates!

May 14, 2018

For the more than 6,000 students sitting in a sea of Carolina blue in Kenan Stadium on May 13, the journey to graduation was anything but easy.