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The phrase #GDTBATH (meaning Good Day to Be a Tar Heel) is in the top left corner with Sarah Paschal's name in the bottom right. Sarah is shown jumping rope in the air.

#GDTBATH: Sarah Paschal

Rising junior Sarah Paschal has spent the past two years training and performing with Carolina Jump Rope. The group competes against other universities and jump rope clubs from around the country and dazzles crowds with spins and flips.


Addie Wilson dressed in yellow Tshirt smiles at the camera while holding a piece of equipment containing bees.

A buzz about Carolina

Senior Addie Wilson has always been interested in environmentalism, but what that looked like changed after she learned about the Carolina Beekeeping Club.


Plant immune proteins trigger cell death

Plant cells self-destruct to survive. After detecting a pathogen, they set off a chain reaction that ultimately destroys them, preventing disease from spreading. Now, scientists, led by UNC biologist Jeff Dangl, have discovered the mechanism behind this self-destruction.


Stacy Zhang stands on a beach in Morehead City with a mask on conducting research.

On the edge of discovery

Postdoctoral researcher Stacy Zhang with the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences is on the frontlines of helping navigate challenges facing North Carolina’s coast.


Cartoon drawings of male and female figures carry different colored puzzle pieces.

A class act

Psychology and neuroscience professor Andrea Hussong celebrates the resiliency of her spring-semester undergraduates, who endured pandemic challenges together.


Shayna Hill sits at her desk smiling at the camera.

STOR manager Shayna Hill wins Massey Award for outstanding service

Eight Carolina employees will receive the 2021 C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Award. Shayna Hill, manager of the department of statistics and operations research in the College and chair of the Employee Forum, is one of the winners.


Sunrise over the mountains. Photo courtesy of pexels.

Solar Energy research team selected for Creativity Hubs Award

New award will support a team from the 2020-2021 competitive funding round seeking to revolutionize solar energy research and solar fuel production.