Carolina chemists may have a solution to the country’s plastic problem by “upcycling” plastic trash to tougher, stronger material.
Carolina alumnus Brandon Feaster arrived in Chapel Hill with his eyes set on a Ph.D. in biology for a career in the research lab. But undergrad research and the Chancellor’s Science Scholars provided the Tar Heel with the experiences and support to pursue a different career.
The Chancellor’s Science Scholar’s program at Carolina is supporting promising young scientists and actively working to build a more diverse scientific community. That goal, director Thomas Freeman says, is critical to everybody.
Kena Lemu knew as a child that she wanted to be the change that her community needed, and at Carolina, she’s gained the tools and experience to make that impact.
Whether the research involves satirical French cartoons, mutating tumors or ancient Greek tombstones, three Carolina faculty say using datasets opens doors to discovery.
Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College authors. This month: “Precarious Asia: Global Capitalism and Work in Japan, South Korea and Indonesia” by Arne L. Kalleberg, Kevin Hewison and Kwang-Yeong Shin.
Emily Madrzykowski had dreams of becoming a tour guide even before becoming a Tar Heel. Now an admissions ambassador, she guides prospective students through campus, sharing the Carolina story along the way.