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Approaching artificial intelligence through an interdisciplinary lens

As anticipation and anxiety fuel debates about artificial intelligence, UNC’s AI Project brings together scholars from philosophy, computer science and linguistics to explore its implications.


Peter White's new book "The World Atlas of Trees and Forests" is lying on the ground surrounded by trees.

Bookmark This

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College faculty and alumni. This month’s featured book is “The World Atlas of Trees and Forests: Exploring Earth’s Forest Ecosystems” by Peter White,


Aobo Li stands outside in front of stone steps. Behind him are rings and lines of bright orange light.

Particle Man

Aobo Li, an award-winning postdoctoral researcher in the department of physics and astronomy, is performing groundbreaking work using machine learning to detect neutrinos that could shed light on the nature of our universe.


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Winston Center tackles crisis of teens and screens

With groundbreaking research linking social media habits to brain changes, the center also provides career training and public awareness.


Collage of headshots, from left Nicolas Pegard and Pedro Saenz.

Sloan Fellowships awarded to two Carolina researchers

Nicolas Pégard and Pedro Sáenz, faculty members in the College of Arts and Sciences, have been awarded 2023 Sloan Research Fellowships, among the most prestigious awards given to early-career scientists.


Ronit Freeman stands smiling at the camera. Behind her is a wall with words on it including "Self-Assembly, DNA, Nanotechnology, Tissue Engineering, Stem Cells and more" listed in a "word cloud" formation.

Freeman receives Cottrell Scholar Award

The associate professor of applied physical sciences has been recognized as a rising star in chemistry.


Keerthi Anand bends over equipment he is working on in the lab.

From research to impact — ultrasound imaging and the future of stroke prevention

Rather than treating a stroke patient in the aftermath of the medical episode, what if a proactive measure was taken? A measure that would help prevent strokes altogether?