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21 Days at Sea

September 16, 2022

Junior Stephanie Caddell shares how three weeks on a research vessel in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean changed her life.

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.

The Timber Chronicles

January 22, 2020

As a paleoclimatologist, Erika Wise studies climate trends from the past thousand years. Her methods of inquiry may be complicated — using microscopic crossdating and isotope analysis — but her research begins with something far more common: trees.

Tar Heels in the Field: Cassidy Harding

July 22, 2019

Working with the Environmental Defense Fund this summer, Cassidy Harding is realizing her high school dream of becoming an environmental scientist.

In your backyard

November 6, 2018

Allison Duprey and Andrew Zachman experience new opportunities through hands-on fieldwork — right here, on Carolina’s campus.