Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Attending the University of North Carolina has become a long family tradition, and on May 8, Shelby Miller will complete another generation of Carolina graduates — with the patriarch of the Tar Heel family, her grandfather Jack Schofield, watching.
This spring, biologists John Bruno and Blaire Steinwand linked together molecular biology and marine ecology in their new course Seafood Forensics. Students set out to quantify seafood mislabeling using DNA barcoding technology and to discuss the impact that it has on human health and marine ecosystems.
The study, led by Todd Thiele in the department of psychology and neuroscience, found that turning off a circuit between two brain regions could reduce instances of binge drinking.
Kenan Distinguished Professor of Biology Joel Kingsolver has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Churchill Scholar Blake Hauser: ‘The day-to-day problem-solving environment of a lab is fascinating’
Hauser focuses on the continuum of care for mothers diagnosed with HIV during pregnancy.
On April 18, the Student Union’s Great Hall provided a visual representation of the large scale of undergraduate research conducted every day in Carolina’s labs and classrooms.
Five students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were selected as recipients of the 2016 Burch Fellowship to pursue unique and self-initiated proposed experiences anywhere off UNC-Chapel Hill’s campus.