Natural Sciences & Mathematics
A new study “The past and future of global river ice” from researchers in the Department of Geological Sciences was published in the journal Nature. It is the first study to look at the future of river ice on a global scale.
A new student group called “Carolina Adapts Toys for Children with Handicaps” is working to “catch” the kids who fall through the cracks of the mainstream toy market.
A miscalculated Fluids Lab demonstration leads to a new understanding of how particles accumulate in lakes and oceans.
Psychology researchers from UNC-Chapel Hill, in collaboration with scientists from the Max Planck Institute, studied languages around the world and found that the way humans conceptualize emotions like anger, fear, joy and sadness may differ across speakers of different languages.
The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research announces pre-proposal finalists for Creativity Hubs’ third round of funding to support interdisciplinary teams.
Six undergraduates from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been selected as Phillips Ambassadors for study abroad programs in Asia in 2020. Two scholarship recipients will study in Singapore, two in Taiwan, one in South Korea and one in Thailand.
Selina Zhang’s risky decision to change her major toward the end of her junior year paid off. She snagged a job as a software engineer at tech giant Amazon and will start her career in Seattle after she graduates on Dec. 15.