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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.

A mentor for future scientists

February 8, 2022

As a Chancellor’s Science Scholar, Carolina senior Dalal Azzam found the opportunities and support to thrive in the research lab and in her studies. Now, the Tar Heel is paying that support forward by serving as a mentor for more young scientists.

A ‘natural landing spot’

February 7, 2022

Carolina alumnus Brandon Feaster arrived in Chapel Hill with his eyes set on a Ph.D. in biology for a career in the research lab. But undergrad research and the Chancellor’s Science Scholars provided the Tar Heel with the experiences and support to pursue a different career.

Becoming the change

February 7, 2022

Kena Lemu knew as a child that she wanted to be the change that her community needed, and at Carolina, she’s gained the tools and experience to make that impact.

Kay Youngstrom

April 28, 2021

Through an internship with Med Aditus, Kay Youngstrom uses data analysis to address which of the company’s drugs are most accessible and least susceptible to counterfeits in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Supporting STEM Scholars at UNC

February 6, 2019

The Sherman Fairchild Foundation recently donated $10 million to the Chancellor’s Science Scholars Program. The William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust pledged a $5 million grant, provided the University raises an additional $10 million in matching gifts by the end of 2023.