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Finding patterns in randomness

January 11, 2022

As a young man, Sayan Banerjee, assistant professor of statistics and operations, fell in love with the “poetic” side of mathematics.

Sound and the COVID-19 shutdown

March 29, 2021

A new study published in the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America used urban acoustics to monitor changes in human activity during the COVID-19 shutdown in Las Vegas.

New revelations in Nepal

December 9, 2019

An interdisciplinary team of Carolina researchers recently returned to the Himalayas to continue studying the effects of climate change on Buddhist holy lakes. A major goal: To retrieve data from instruments they installed 15 months ago.

Well Said: Fighting for women in math

July 24, 2019

On this week’s episode of UNC’s “Well Said” podcast, doctoral student Katrina Morgan discusses founding the Girls Talk Math summer camp and explains how the program has been giving local high school girls a new outlook on mathematics.

Scott Emmons named Churchill Scholar

January 15, 2019

Scott Emmons, a fourth-year student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been named a recipient of the prestigious Churchill Scholarship, a research-focused award that provides funding to outstanding American students for a year of master’s degree study in science, mathematics and engineering at Churchill College, based at the University of Cambridge in England.

Science, spirituality and synergy in Nepal

September 25, 2018

In a three-week journey from Chapel Hill to the Himalayas to study the effects of climate change on Buddhist holy lakes, two mathematicians, a marine scientist and a religious studies scholar overcame multiple challenges and proved the value of an interdisciplinary team.

Excellent teachers

April 30, 2018

Each spring, Carolina celebrates its outstanding faculty members with the University Teaching Awards, recognizing the professors and graduate students who are making an impact in their classrooms. Most of the winners were from the College of Arts & Sciences.