Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Meet Bryn Barker and DJ Passey—married Ph.D. students in the Department of Mathematics who are parents to twin boys.
Created and developed by Carolina students to fulfill a need during the pandemic, Ultraloop devices use high-frequency ultraviolet light to kill bacteria on small, everyday objects. The machines were recently rolled out on Carolina’s campus.
Matthew Wood is a member of the North Carolina Fellows Program, a Lookout Scholar and a summer pre-college mentor for Upward Bound. He recruits participants as a morale committee subchair for the UNC Dance Marathon.
After the Biden administration announced plans to develop coastal wind farms, The Well checked in with marine sciences professor Harvey Seim about what that could mean for North Carolina.
A proposal submitted by an international team, led by professor Dan Reichart in the department of physics and astronomy, has been selected to receive a $3 million grant from the Department of Defense’s National Defense Education Program (NDEP).
Junior Jonathan Thai has been captivated by magic since he saw his cousin perform a card trick years ago. As he works on mastering the craft himself, he’s bringing his passion for magic to Chapel Hill and creating a community of Tar Heel magicians in a new student organization.
Senior Juan Castro wasn’t sure that he’d find his place at Carolina. But through the Carolina Covenant, the Latinx Center and volunteer opportunities, the Tar Heel found a sense of belonging in Chapel Hill.