Well Said: Fighting for women in math

July 24, 2019

On this week’s episode of UNC’s “Well Said” podcast, doctoral student Katrina Morgan discusses founding the Girls Talk Math summer camp and explains how the program has been giving local high school girls a new outlook on mathematics.

Tar Heels in the Field: Cassidy Harding

July 22, 2019

Working with the Environmental Defense Fund this summer, Cassidy Harding is realizing her high school dream of becoming an environmental scientist.

Tar Heels in the Field: Melody Zhou

July 22, 2019

After switching her music major focus from piano to vocal performance, rising Carolina senior Melody Zhuo is spending her summer performing Italian operas in Italy.

Alterovitz receives Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

July 17, 2019

Computer Science Professor Ron Alterovitz was recognized with the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). The PECASE is the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government to outstanding scientists and engineers who are in the early stages of their independent research careers.

Well Said: Revisiting the Evryscope

July 17, 2019

In this week’s episode of UNC’s Well Said podcast, assistant professor Nicholas Law from the physics and astronomy department discusses the Evryscope, how he and his team use it to monitor 50 million stars and what they’ve found so far.