Natural Sciences & Mathematics
After serving five years in the Navy as a medic, incoming Carolina student Abel Miranda says he’s in the perfect place to continue his training as a “humanitarian warrior.”
Pa Chia Thao arrived at Carolina with two big goals: to find a community of Tar Heels working to advance astronomy, and to support the representation of women and minorities in the scientific field.
Not many college applications have a resume quite like Jordan Epley’s, which includes competing on Thailand’s “The Voice,” opening for a Nelly concert, and playing in the junior NBA. But after all that, coming to Carolina is still her dream.
When you take a look at Mark McCombs’ artwork, be sure to consider the mathematical equations behind them. The swirling pieces of paper and repeating designs in this mathematics teaching professor’s art is a study in mathematical symmetry.
The Graduate School speaks with physics graduate student Michele Kelley, recipient of a Royster Fellowship and a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.
In an article published this month in Science, researchers in the Huang Group in the College of Arts & Sciences’ department of applied physical sciences revealed a new method for stabilizing perovskite solar cells and discussed the implications it has on the future of solar energy and other technologies.
On this week’s episode of UNC’s “Well Said” podcast, doctoral student Katrina Morgan discusses founding the Girls Talk Math summer camp and explains how the program has been giving local high school girls a new outlook on mathematics.