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Jinsong Huang

Huang research group recognized for world-record solar module efficiency

Progress in Photovoltaics and the U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) released updated efficiencies for solar cells and UNC-Chapel Hill was recognized for the first time for the prestigious research accomplishment of world-record solar module efficiency. 


Nicole Toms in her graduation cap and gown.

Winter 2020 graduate: Taking baby steps to big goals

Senior Nicole Toms hopes to use her Carolina degree in environmental sciences to help others see the collective power of their baby steps around the issues that will save the world.


Charlie Helms walks across the walkway at Kenan-Flagler Business School.

Winter 2020 graduate: Computer scientist and community builder

Charlie Helms made his mark at Carolina when he launched Black in Technology, a student organization dedicated to increasing Black and minority representation in computer science.


Lizzie Russler sits down with mountains in the background.

Winter 2020 graduate: Global traveler

Senior Lizzie Russler has worked around the world tackling challenges at the intersection of human rights and climate change. An internship at Sephora also confirmed her interest in sustainability issues.


Prompts like a small heart drawn on your wrist can help you practice gratitude. (Photo by Jon Gardiner/UNC-Chapel Hill)

How to practice gratitude? Notice. Think. Feel. Do.

Carolina psychologist Andrea Hussong writes about empathy and offers practical ways to practice gratitude in our lives.


scene of the Old Well peaking through the leaves of a tree with red berries across Cameron Ave. from the Well.

Three College faculty named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Three faculty members of the College of Arts & Sciences at UNC-Chapel Hill have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).


Bleached corals in the Caribbean Sea. (photo courtesy of Karl Castillo)

UNC-Chapel Hill joins international consortium to tackle the crisis of coral bleaching

New common framework developed by a team of top scientists will help research into climate-threatened ocean reefs around the world.