Natural Sciences & Mathematics
A message from Terry Rhodes to faculty and graduate teaching assistants in the College of Arts & Sciences sent on Wednesday, March 18, 2020.
The purpose of this FAQ is to answer questions that the Dean’s Office is receiving from faculty, teaching assistants and other instructors of record. It is not meant to be a complete set of answers to all questions, and it will be updated as needed.
The University has announced a new plan that will encourage greater “social distancing” and mitigate the spread of coronavirus. Spring break is extended through March 22. Remote instruction for the majority of courses will begin the week of March 23.
New research from Carolina shows that plastics floating in the ocean build a coating of algae and microorganisms that smells edible to turtles.
Funded by a nearly $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation, TEAM ADVANCE provides programs to improve mentor and mentee experiences, from seminars to peer mentoring circles.
Barbara Fredrickson studies the psychology of positive emotions, including love. Her research offers tips to build happier relationships and bring more love into our lives. Barbara Fredrickson is an expert on the science of love. For more than two decades, Fredrickson has studied the psychology of positive emotions. Now the UNC-Chapel Hill professor is focusing in on one of those … Continued
She joined the faculty in 1987 and is the first faculty member from the fine arts to be named dean of the College since it took its modern-day name in 1935.