Natural Sciences & Mathematics
On this week’s “Well Said” podcast, graduating senior Carlos Perez-Heydrich shares how he was able to find a home away from home in Chapel Hill with the Chancellor’s Science Scholars and what he’s learned about himself during his time at Carolina.
Maggie Hilderbran, a fourth-year undergraduate student in the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been named a recipient of the Marshall Scholarship, a graduate studies scholarship to study at up to two United Kingdom institutions, in any field of study.
Joseph M. DeSimone, Chancellor’s Eminent Professor of Chemistry in the College of Arts & Sciences at UNC-Chapel Hill and William R. Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering at NC State University, is the recipient of the 2018 National Academy of Sciences Award for Convergent Science.
Angelina Patel launched a program to teach coding to elementary and middle school students while also breaking down negative stereotypes about coding being nerdy or unappealing.
While autonomous vehicles begin to appear on roadways, gaps in knowledge are blocking the way to their full integration. Researchers at UNC are asking the tough questions to ensure that the driverless car picking you up will be safe for passengers, bicyclists, and pedestrians alike.
Jeffrey Johnson, A. Ronald Gallant Distinguished Professor of Chemistry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society.
Soaring swifts barely ever come down to earth and now it turns out that these perpetual aviators are the ultimate gliders, essentially riding air currents and thermals for free while snapping up lunch.