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Text on left: Planting a Sense of Place: Undergraduate students, under the leadership of American studies professor Daniel Cobb, planted a garden inspired by their transcriptions of the diary of 20th century American Indian writer D'Arcy McNickle. Photo on the right: Two students sit on the ground in the garden.
Roberto Escobar in his uniform with American flag in the background.

Meet a new Tar Heel: Roberto Escobar

After a 20-year career in the Marines, Roberto Escobar will begin a new chapter of his professional life this week as he becomes a Tar Heel.


A headshot of Snigdha Chaturvedi

An interview with Snigdha Chaturvedi

Chaturvedi is an assistant professor of computer science in the UNC College of Arts and Sciences. She studies natural language processing — how computers understand human languages.


Colleen McCann stands in front of a dramatic staircase. She wears a dark green suit.

An interview with senior Colleen McCann

The Tar Heel studies proteins to diminish diseases, such as heart failure and Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more about her in this Q&A with UNC Research.


A headshot of Jordan Feldman who wears a Puma t-shirt

Inside Puma’s performance lab with senior Jordan Feldman

The biomedical and health sciences engineering student in the College is putting her skills to work this summer as a member of Puma’s Footwear Innovation team.


Varun Potlapalli stands in front of the Old Well. A graphic overlaid on top of the image reads #GDTBATH Varun Potlapalli

Chancellor’s Science Scholar Varun Potlapalli has eyes on his future

The rising senior and biochemistry major spent this summer shadowing doctors and attending grand rounds at UNC Hospitals to prepare for his MD-Ph.D. program post-graduation.


Mary Kate Mauney holds up a worm found in the team’s sifter. Another student looks at the find.

Carolina rising senior helps piece together the past

During this summer’s archaeology field school through the College of Arts and Sciences Curriculum in Archaeology, Mary Kate Mauney uncovered pieces of life from the 1600s.


A close up of the Old Well's Carolina blue dome in the summer

AIxB selected for 2021-2022 Creativity Hubs award

The award will support an interdisciplinary team from the 2021-2022 competitive funding round working to build a collaborative ecosystem for innovation in Artificial Intelligence and the Biological Sciences.