Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Is the type of person who would opt to go to college naturally more inclined to be a good citizen? Or is it the college experience itself that helps make the person a good citizen?
Professor Theo Dingemans and the Sustainable Access to Clean Water Creativity Hub are changing the way water is made safe for populations around the world.
A current multidisciplinary initiative led by Carolina’s Jason Mihalik is tracking neurological function in elite warfighters. https://youtu.be/5VDzlZbLtUo In August 2008, high school athlete Matthew Gfeller sustained a fatal traumatic brain injury during his first varsity football game. One year later, Matthew’s family and friends turned their grief into hope by funding the creation of the Matthew Gfeller Sport-Related Traumatic Brain … Continued
Wesley Legant of the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the UNC School of Medicine is one of 22 early-career scientists and engineers who will each receive $875,000 over five years from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation to pursue their research.
During the annual University Day ceremony at Memorial Hall, Carolina celebrated its founding and its mission to serve the state.
Jeromy Rech, a doctoral student in chemistry, recognizes how influential teaching and mentorship can be in making major life decisions. He says advice from mentors has opened him up to new possibilities, including enriching experiences in graduate school.
Senior Allie Omens, a public policy and environmental studies major, spends her free time at Carolina tackling environmental issues, including working toward a waste-free campus.