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Lake 3, early morning. (photo by Roberto Camassa) A crystal blue lake is shown with a lone researcher in a red jacket sitting on the rocks gazing at it with snow covered mountain peaks in background.

New revelations in Nepal

An interdisciplinary team of Carolina researchers recently returned to the Himalayas to continue studying the effects of climate change on Buddhist holy lakes. A major goal: To retrieve data from instruments they installed 15 months ago.


Construction is scheduled to start this week in the Genome Sciences Building on implementing the first phase of UNCs new Innovation Framework, which is a three-lane model for translational research being developed by the Institute for Convergent Science.

Genome Sciences Building construction to preview Institute for Convergent Science

Construction is scheduled to start this week in the Genome Sciences Building on implementing the first phase of UNCs new Innovation Framework, which is a three-lane model for translational research being developed by the Institute for Convergent Science.


From left, Channing Der, Kathleen Mullan Harris and Karin Pfennig.

Three Carolina faculty members elected lifetime AAAS fellows

Channing Der, Kathleen Mullan Harris and Karin Pfennig are among the 443 scientists selected for induction into the American Association for the Advancement of Science.


The words "Thank You!" are written on the sand of a beach.

A witness for gratitude

During this week of giving thanks, actually saying thanks to a person in front of others can have a positive ripple effect on everyone who hears your gratitude.


Caleb King (pictured in a Genome Sciences Building lab) will lead the Institute for Convergent Science. (photo by Donn Young)

A homecoming for a convergent scientist

After 16 years in Rwanda, physician and renewable-energy entrepreneur Caleb King returns to his alma mater to lead the UNC Institute for Convergent Science, a partnership of the College of Arts & Sciences, the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovate Carolina.


Professor Jinsong Huang

Solar that sells

Professor Jinsong Huang is working to change the renewable power industry with his perovskite solar cell method that will make solar energy more affordable.


Bryn Walker

Bee-hind the Scenes

Bryn Walker, a junior from Morrisville, N.C., is president of the Carolina Beekeeping Club. Walker’s experience at Carolina has been shaped by her passion for beekeeping.