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Diversity in STEM

Although the conversation of diversity in STEM has long been a focus of departments and groups around campus, the conference was the first opportunity for faculty and staff to have a University-wide dialogue.

Three UNC faculty members receive 2016 Sloan Research Fellowships

The honor is given to early-career scientists who are encouraged to think big and look at complex issues with a fresh perspective.

Two students named 2016 Gates Cambridge Scholars

UNC-Chapel Hill students Larry Han and Matthew Leming have been awarded prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarships, which provide full support for graduate study at the University of Cambridge in England.

UNC receives $1M grant to diversify students pursuing doctoral degrees in the humanities, social sciences and fine arts

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received a $1 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support the Moore Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program (MURAP), a national program that aims to diversify the pool of students pursuing doctoral degrees in the humanities, social sciences and fine arts. MURAP works with students from underrepresented minority groups, and … Continued

Unprecedented information into the origins of the universe

UNC physicists reacted with excitement about the detection of gravitational waves, highlighting the importance of this confirmation after so many years.

Women in Computing Research Symposium 2016

On February 13, the UNC department of computer science will host the Women in Computing Research Symposium, a research fair geared toward undergraduate and graduate women. More than 20 computer science faculty members, graduate students, and industry professionals will be on hand to share their research and experience with attendees from UNC-Chapel Hill and the Triangle. The symposium, which will … Continued

UNC-Chapel Hill and West Point to partner together to study changing concussion culture

UNC-Chapel Hill researchers have received a $400,000 award to partner with the U.S. Military Academy at West Point to study changing the culture of concussion disclosure among military personnel and college athletes.