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Coastal scientist Laura Moore (left) and dramatic art faculty member Kathryn Hunter-Williams in front of a black curtain in a room in the Center for Dramatic Art.

Rollover

An upcoming performance set on fictional Rollover Island fuses science and art to show the effects of climate change on one coastal community. The Process Series presents a staged reading of the play March 24-25.


New center to study impact of technology, social media on adolescent brains

Winston Family Foundation gift to psychology and neuroscience builds on three years of research on the link between technology use and adolescent mental health.


2022 Board of Governors’, Sitterson, Mentor and Friday Teaching Awards

Learn about laughing meditation field trips, 30-second personal pitch sessions and other ways these award winners engage students.


Four graduate alumni receive The Graduate School Dean’s Distinguished Dissertation Award

Each year, The Graduate School recognizes four doctoral candidates or recent doctoral graduates for creating exceptional dissertations.


Carolina initiative receives $7.5M to power future tech

UNC-Chapel Hill leads a group of four universities awarded $7.5 million from the U.S. Department of Defense to develop organic semiconductors for the next generation of electronics. Wei You in the department of chemistry is principal investigator on the project.


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2022 Tanner Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

Learn why one instructor assigned his students to do “The Twist,” how five-question lecture quizzes became a surprising class favorite and more.


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Combining science and policy: Angel Hsu’s journey into climate conservation

Assistant professor of public policy and a faculty member in the environment, ecology and energy program, Angel Hsu is also founder and director of the Data-Driven EnviroLab, an interdisciplinary research group.