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UNC Research: Improvements for nonflammable lithium-ion batteries

Joseph DeSimone from UNC’s College of and Sciences and Nitash Balsara from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have made their nonflammable lithium-ion battery prototype even better, replacing the liquid electrolyte with a liquid-solid hybrid that makes the battery more conductive and more resistant to damage.

Happy Holidays from UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences wishes you a season full of joy, warmth and peace.

The New Social Network

The boom in augmented reality technology could provide easy, 3-D access to friends and family across the globe.

December graduate: ‘Failure wasn’t an option’

Ashley Thrower came to Carolina for one reason: to get a college degree and become a physician. Even when she gave birth to her daughter Ava in 2014, Thrower never strayed away from that goal.

Breaking the Silos

Theorists, experimentalists, and computational scientists will come together to answer grand challenge physics questions at UNC-Chapel Hill’s new CoSMS Institute.

Andrews, Reznick awarded Order of Long Leaf Pine for service to state

Two College of Arts and Sciences professors — Richard “Pete” Andrews and J. Steven Reznick — have been inducted into the Order of the Long Leaf Pine. The honor, created in 1963, is among the most prestigious awards presented by the governor of North Carolina for extraordinary public service to the state. Andrews received the award this spring, and Reznick … Continued

UNC Joint Applied Math and Marine Sciences Fluids Lab wins top prize

The UNC Joint Applied Math and Marine Sciences Fluids Lab won the top prize, the Milton van Dyke Award, a coveted poster award at the 68th annual meeting of the American Physical Society’s Division of Fluid Dynamics.