Category: Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Two faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences have received The Graduate School’s Faculty Awards for Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring: Gary Pielak in the department of chemistry and Kumi … Read more
Khristopher Lane had his eyes set on a career in the Army since he was a child. When that goal came to an abrupt halt because of a medical condition, … Read more
Cy Pair is always looking for an opportunity to design, build and create. The physics major calls his minor in applied sciences and engineering (APSE) “among the most important and … Read more
A team of SAS analytics volunteers set out to model the phytoplankton ecosystem in the Galapagos Islands in partnership with researchers at the UNC Center for Galapagos Studies, working with … Read more
Jeffery Dangl, the John N. Couch Distinguished Professor of Biology and an HHMI investigator, has been elected a Foreign Member of the Royal Society, the U.K.’s national academy of sciences … Read more
What do you find at the bottom of the ocean? As a doctoral student in the department of earth, marine and environmental sciences, Chad Lloyd (MS ‘18; Ph.D. ‘23) traveled … Read more
Emma Zhang is headed to a job with a private investment firm in Boston after graduation. With majors in biology and computer science and a minor in French, she has … Read more
Nick Lauersdorf is among a highly prestigious group of graduate students selected for the National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship Program. The fellowship provides opportunities for career development while honing … Read more
Knowing neutrinos: A Carolina junior is part of the hunt for one of physics’ most sought-after discoveries
In advance of UNC’s Celebration of Undergraduate Research on April 26, we caught up with junior Sarah Vickers who will be presenting her work as part of the Gruszko lab … Read more
The acclaimed climate scientist discusses the new curriculum, the College’s $135M research enterprise and employee retention.
With the help of the N.C. Collaboratory, Joel Fodrie of the Institute of Marine Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences is leading a landmark study of coastal resources.
The newest members of the prestigious academy come from the departments of sociology and biology.
Three Carolina faculty members share the ways they keep our water healthy and clean, preserve marine life and work toward a sustainable future.
UNC’s Ronit Freeman is working to understand how Omicron’s mutations make it the most infectious variant yet. A new paper examines how the increased positive charge on the surface of spike proteins of … Read more
The new detector will have direct applications to consumer electronics, sensors, optical communication and radiation detection.
Charlotte Dorn, a Morehead-Cain Scholar, reflects on how the applied physical sciences minor and BeAM Makerspace program have prepared her for a career as a research and development engineer.
An empowering clinical outreach program at UNC-Chapel Hill offers veterans and first responders new hope through holistic health care.
Jake Otte has been building the skills he needs to launch his career as an electrical engineer through the applied sciences and engineering minor.
As anticipation and anxiety fuel debates about artificial intelligence, UNC’s AI Project brings together scholars from philosophy, computer science and linguistics to explore its implications.