Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Alayna Mackiewicz, a Ph.D. student in the department of biology, is the 2021 recipient of a summer research fellowship which allowed her to travel to Woods Hole, Massachusetts, to conduct research at a renowned research lab in biological sciences.
Rising junior Sarah Paschal has spent the past two years training and performing with Carolina Jump Rope. The group competes against other universities and jump rope clubs from around the country and dazzles crowds with spins and flips.
Senior Addie Wilson has always been interested in environmentalism, but what that looked like changed after she learned about the Carolina Beekeeping Club.
Plant cells self-destruct to survive. After detecting a pathogen, they set off a chain reaction that ultimately destroys them, preventing disease from spreading. Now, scientists, led by UNC biologist Jeff Dangl, have discovered the mechanism behind this self-destruction.
Postdoctoral researcher Stacy Zhang with the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences is on the frontlines of helping navigate challenges facing North Carolina’s coast.
Psychology and neuroscience professor Andrea Hussong celebrates the resiliency of her spring-semester undergraduates, who endured pandemic challenges together.
Eight Carolina employees will receive the 2021 C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Award. Shayna Hill, manager of the department of statistics and operations research in the College and chair of the Employee Forum, is one of the winners.