Natural Sciences & Mathematics
UNC-Chapel Hill faculty, students and staff recently joined with the 14 other universities in the Atlantic Coast Conference at the ACCelerate Creativity and Innovation Festival, where they shared the novel application of ideas and research.
A $300,000 grant from the Clare Boothe Luce Program will support three new graduate fellowships for women in chemistry at UNC-Chapel Hill, and UNC will commit to a fourth fellowship. The fellowships will be used to support and nurture women graduate students who are aspiring to tenure-track academic positions.
The Carolina Grad Student F1RSTS initiative is helping fist generation students succeed in graduate school and doctoral programs.
Chemistry undergraduates are developing their own research questions and projects in a new class at UNC, thanks to the drive and dedication of organic chemistry professor Nita Eskew.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science Mohit Bansal has received the prestigious Young Faculty Award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) – becoming only the second UNC-Chapel Hill faculty member to do so — for his work on natural language processing and machine learning.
UNC researchers will explore using “popular opinion leaders” to prevent concussions in middle school sports
A three-year $1.65 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will allow UNC researchers to study using the “Popular Opinion Leader” model in preventing concussions in middle school sports.
“Transformative” is the word professors Glenn Hinson and Stefan Jeglinski use repeatedly when speaking about the courses they’ve developed through the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Quality Enhancement Program (QEP), a five-year initiative to enhance the undergraduate learning experience through “connecting, doing and making.”