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Lake 3, early morning. (photo by Roberto Camassa) A crystal blue lake is shown with a lone researcher in a red jacket sitting on the rocks gazing at it with snow covered mountain peaks in background.

New revelations in Nepal

An interdisciplinary team of Carolina researchers recently returned to the Himalayas to continue studying the effects of climate change on Buddhist holy lakes. A major goal: To retrieve data from instruments they installed 15 months ago.


Elizabeth Engelhardt in the Hyde Hall kitchen with her book, "The Food We Eat, the Stories We Tell: Contemporary Appalachian Tables." (photo by Kristen Chavez)

Bookmark This

Introducing Bookmark This, a feature that highlights new books by College of Arts & Sciences faculty and alumni, published on the first Friday of every month during the academic year. Featured book: “The Food We Eat, the Stories We Tell: Contemporary Appalachian Tables,” edited by Elizabeth S. D. Engelhardt, with Lora E. Smith.


Emma Demartino

#GDTBATH: Emma DeMartino

Emma DeMartino leads Carolina Helping Paws, a student group that works with the Orange County Animal Shelter to help shelter animals and raise money for their medical procedures.


Noreen McDonald

The Carolina Transportation Program: A Conversation with Noreen McDonald

Noreen McDonald, professor and chair of the department of city and regional planning at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, sat down with CURS to talk about her work as the director of the Carolina Transportation Program (CTP).


Construction is scheduled to start this week in the Genome Sciences Building on implementing the first phase of UNCs new Innovation Framework, which is a three-lane model for translational research being developed by the Institute for Convergent Science.

Genome Sciences Building construction to preview Institute for Convergent Science

Construction is scheduled to start this week in the Genome Sciences Building on implementing the first phase of UNCs new Innovation Framework, which is a three-lane model for translational research being developed by the Institute for Convergent Science.


From left, Channing Der, Kathleen Mullan Harris and Karin Pfennig.

Three Carolina faculty members elected lifetime AAAS fellows

Channing Der, Kathleen Mullan Harris and Karin Pfennig are among the 443 scientists selected for induction into the American Association for the Advancement of Science.


The words "Thank You!" are written on the sand of a beach.

A witness for gratitude

During this week of giving thanks, actually saying thanks to a person in front of others can have a positive ripple effect on everyone who hears your gratitude.


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