Senior Morgan Yapundich is an undergraduate researcher majoring in chemistry within the UNC College of Arts & Sciences. Her research focuses on pharmacological experiments that will shed light on how … Continued
Lindsay Fulenwider is actually not a big fan of Tar Heel novelist Thomas Wolfe. But her father, John Fulenwider, a South Carolina physician, sure was. “He would always say, ‘He’s … Continued
UNC psychologist Barbara Fredrickson will be awarded the TANG Prize to honor her “exceptional contributions to the well-being of humanity” on Nov. 12 in Toronto, Canada. Fredrickson, the Kenan Distinguished … Continued
To shed light on the campus activism happening today, undergraduate students Sydney Lopez and Liv Linn turned to the past. Through internships last summer at the Southern Oral History Program, … Continued
Nancy Allbritton, the Kenan Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Chemistry, received the 2017 Edward Kidder Graham Faculty Service Award at University Day, which recognizes distinguished service to the state, … Continued
Three students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were selected as recipients of the 2018 William D. Weir Honors Fellowship in Asian Studies, a program designed for … Continued
Researchers have found that damage to white matter in the brains of former college and professional football players due to recurrent head impacts can be related to playing position and … Continued
Ten graduate students will walk to the front of the auditorium, with three minutes – and not a second more – to present their original research findings before an attentive … Continued
New ‘Blue’ makerspace in Carmichael Residence Hall fuses entrepreneurship and the art of doing – right at students’ front doors.
UNC-Chapel Hill faculty, students and staff recently joined with the 14 other universities in the Atlantic Coast Conference at the ACCelerate Creativity and Innovation Festival, where they shared the novel … Continued
Robyn Schroeder brings her passion for public humanities to UNC’s College of Arts & Sciences as the new initiative director for the Mellon-funded Humanities for the Public Good.
A $300,000 grant from the Clare Boothe Luce Program will support three new graduate fellowships for women in chemistry at UNC-Chapel Hill, and UNC will commit to a fourth fellowship. … Continued
Carmen Huerta-Bapat inspires Carolina Firsts students by sharing her own struggles to reach success.
Former Sequoyah Fellow and author of a new book on Native American tribal citizenship, Mikaëla Adams reflects on her work and cherished memories of Carolina.
The Carolina Grad Student F1RSTS initiative is helping fist generation students succeed in graduate school and doctoral programs.
Chemistry undergraduates are developing their own research questions and projects in a new class at UNC, thanks to the drive and dedication of organic chemistry professor Nita Eskew.
Michael Chitwood, UNC lecturer of creative writing, is co-editor of a new volume of essays, “Best Creative Nonfiction of the South, Volume II: North Carolina” (October 2017, Texas Review Press). … Continued
Assistant Professor of Computer Science Mohit Bansal has received the prestigious Young Faculty Award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) – becoming only the second UNC-Chapel Hill faculty … Continued
The North Carolina Humanities Council’s Board of Trustees has selected Bland Simpson as the recipient of the 2017 John Tyler Caldwell Award for the Humanities, the Council’s most prestigious honor.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently awarded a two-year grant to the UNC-Chapel Hill to examine the effects of changing environments on human health in the Galápagos, Ecuador. The … Continued