Natural Sciences & Mathematics
A new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill reports that protecting coral reefs from fishing and pollution does not help coral populations cope with climate change.
Theoretical physicist and Nobel Prize winner Kip Thorne is the 2019 Frey Foundation Distinguished Visiting Professor and will speak on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus on Thursday, Feb. 21. His lecture, “My Romance with the Warped Side of the Universe: From Black Holes and Wormholes to Time Travel and Gravitational Waves” will take place at 5:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. The lecture … Continued
Carolina professor Claudio Battaglini traded in a career coaching world-class athletes to train cancer patients and survivors, helping them live longer and healthier lives. Cathy Huffman was never an exercise person, and she was never a support group person, either. So, when she joined an “exercise support group” after finishing treatment for ovarian cancer in 2015, she was a little … Continued
A neuroscientist and internationally recognized expert on sport-related concussions, Kevin Guskiewicz joined Carolina’s faculty in 1995 and has served as dean of the College of Arts & Sciences since January 2016. As interim chancellor, he will chart a course for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
The Sherman Fairchild Foundation recently donated $10 million to the Chancellor’s Science Scholars Program. The William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust pledged a $5 million grant, provided the University raises an additional $10 million in matching gifts by the end of 2023. Keshav Patel ’19 is finishing an honors thesis in mathemetics. Lauren Gullet ’20 spends many afternoons collecting and … Continued
Carolina alumnus Alex Floch is no stranger to being on the sidelines of big games. On Sunday night, he’ll be on the field for Super Bowl LIII as the mascot manager for the LA Rams.
Each year, the University recognizes faculty, staff and students for outstanding teaching. Many of the winners are in the College of Arts & Sciences.