Category: News Archive
A former nuclear electrician, Kaela Hunter has set her sights on a career in biomedical engineering.
A student’s lifelong appreciation for writing and receiving letters exemplifies faculty expert Sara Algoe’s research on emotions.
Richard Marks, a new professor in the department of computer science and the School of Data Science and Society, reflects on the strategies he has developed in the tech industry, … Read more
Applied physical sciences study finds specialized chemicals would increase efficiency of solar cells
Jinsong Huang, professor in the department of applied physical sciences, and his colleagues published a paper explaining how solar cells would increase in efficiency and durability if specialized chemicals were … Read more
Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College of Arts and Sciences faculty and alumni. This month’s featured book is “The Women of NOW: How Feminists Built … Read more
Students connected with alumni and leading experts throughout the week—now an annual tradition of UNC’s Diplomacy Initiative—to explore careers in global problem-solving.
With the support of a new $1.5 million grant from NASA, the Data-Driven EnviroLab will evaluate disparities in heat stress from environmental and climate injustices across the U.S.
The Institute for the Arts and Humanities has tapped the expertise and leadership of its former fellows and leaders across campus for its various faculty programs and initiatives for the … Read more
Héctor Aizpurúa, Jr. recounts his journey from remedial English classes to writing his honors thesis on the musical traditions of the displaced people of the Panama Canal.
Two of the three U.S. experts picked for 2023 FIFA Female Health Project in Australia came from Carolina. They are faculty members in the department of exercise and sport science … Read more
“We live on a planet with mostly water at the surface, and that water takes decades, basically a generation, to warm up or cool off. So, what one generation does … Read more
Savannah Ryburn, A UNC Ph.D. student in the Environment, Ecology and Energy Program in the College of Arts and Sciences, has dedicated the last five years to researching the diet … Read more
Through the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship program, Olivia Key ’25 conducted research on the resilience of seagrass beds, which have a potentially valuable role in reducing net carbon emissions in … Read more
This year, University Research Week (URW) will highlight exceptional achievements of Carolina researchers across our many disciplines addressing changing climates. To attend the many events highlighting research this week, visit … Read more
Graduate student Kimmy Hansen is analyzing the impact of future development on the tree canopy of Bald Head Island, a North Carolina barrier island that boasts the second-largest maritime forest … Read more
Postdoctoral Awards for Research Excellence (PARE) are given in recognition of the research promise demonstrated by individual postdoctoral scholars. Meet this year’s recipients, including those in the College of Arts … Read more
The annual Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prizes for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement have been awarded to five promising faculty members who exemplify groundbreaking and innovative research. Three of the winners … Read more
The Office for Undergraduate Research in the College of Arts and Sciences has been awarded a four-year, $500,000 grant from the Amgen Foundation to develop an undergraduate Amgen Scholars Program … Read more
For the first time, the graduate program in sport administration at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been ranked among the top five graduate programs in sport … Read more