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Victoria Miller stands in front of a poster about her research.

Student research spotlight: Victoria R. Miller

Victoria N. Miller wanted to learn about research in a meaningful, direct way and create something important to her. Then she was invited to take part in the Science and Math Achievement and Resourcefulness Track (SMART).


UNC geneticist Bob Duronio is one of those scientists who studies fruit flies. He is holding a vial of fruit flies.

Why a Fly?

The genome of a fruit fly is strikingly similar to that of a human — so much so that scientists have been studying these tiny insects for over 100 years, in search of treatments for diseases like spinal muscular atrophy and neurological disorders. UNC geneticist Bob Duronio is one of those scientists.


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Nicole Gardner-Neblett: ‘Talking makes kids better readers’

Nicole Gardner-Neblett is an advanced research scientist with the UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute. She is also a research assistant professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience within the UNC College of Arts & Sciences. Her research focuses on investigating factors that promote children’s language and literacy development.


Micheal Clark M.S. ’99 remains committed to supporting research and education in exercise and sport science at Carolina

In his first year at Carroll College in Waukesha, Wisconsin, Micheal Clark M.S. ’99, a member of the football team and a pre-med major, knew he wanted to be an orthopedic surgeon—it was the perfect career that combined his interests in academics and sports.


UNC-Chapel Hill named best value in U.S. public higher education

For the 17th time, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the nation’s first public university, is the best value in American public higher education, according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance.


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