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Hall receives award to conduct research at DOE national laboratory

October 4, 2022

Ph.D. candidate Zack Bruce Hall II is one of 44 awardees of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program, which will allow him research opportunities at the DOE Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

#GDTBATH: Nehemiah Stewart

September 11, 2020

Senior Nehemiah Stewart used the skills he honed in the research lab to launch an innovative take on ridesharing services last year. Now, the Tar Heel is using his entrepreneurial experience to bring a new social venture to life.

Taking the classroom to the diamond

April 10, 2019

Statistics major Micah Daley-Harris is taking what he’s learning in the classroom to provide cutting-edge analytics for the Carolina baseball team.

An Origin Story

January 16, 2019

Most theoretical physicists don’t see their predictions confirmed in their lifetimes, as it can take centuries to discover the physical phenomena that marks them true. But that hasn’t been the case for UNC’s Laura Mersini-Houghton, who’s seen six of her predictions about the origins of the universe verified in the last decade.

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.

The Survivors

January 9, 2019

Heat-resistant. Cold-weather tough. Outer space savvy. If anything, tardigrades are survivors above all else. But what makes them so resilient? Thomas Boothby strives to figure that out and discover how these microscopic animals can be used to preserve biological samples … Continued

In your backyard

November 6, 2018

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