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Desperately Seeking Salamanders

January 30, 2023

Two undergraduates in the College of Arts and Sciences search for salamanders in western North Carolina — and find so much more.

Preparing for the next step

December 5, 2022

Graduating senior Meghan Paschall has spent her time at Carolina studying science and working as a CNA in UNC Hospitals to prepare herself for a future career in medicine.

Algal Rhythms

November 21, 2022

Isabel Silva-Romero studies how ocean temperatures affect the food web on rocky reefs around the Galápagos Islands.

Mapping the cellular landscape

November 15, 2022

By investigating the behavior of stem cells in a microscopic worm, Kacy Gordon’s lab hopes to produce useful knowledge at larger scales of biological complexity.

Capturing the Lives of Sea Creatures

May 17, 2022

Liah McPherson records the lives of dolphins and whales — from Hawaiʻi to Antarctica. She’s now a master’s student at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa; she graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2019 with a dual degree in biology and animal behavior and a minor in marine science.

Bewitched by Invertebrates

May 16, 2022

Jared Richards studies bizarre and beautiful sea creatures over 480 million years old. At UNC, he studied quantitative biology, combining his love of science and statistics, as a Chancellor’s Science Scholar. He’s now a graduate student at Harvard University.

From Myanmar to Chapel Hill

May 2, 2022

Carolina Covenant Scholar Thidar Aye’s journey to Chapel Hill began in Myanmar. At UNC, she fell in love with research and hopes to one day enter a Ph.D. program in biology.

Artistic minds

April 6, 2022

From dancing to singing to 3D printing, our students tap into their creative side to explore the world around them.