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AAAS selects 4 faculty as fellows

February 1, 2023

College of Arts and Sciences and Gillings professors receive one of the most distinguished honors in the scientific community.

Behind the scenes of a Galapagos research expedition

February 1, 2023

In November 2022, a research team from the Center for Galapagos Studies embarked on a marine expedition to the Galapagos Islands. This photo essay allows a behind the scenes look at their trip.

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.

Jane Austen’s Desk

January 26, 2023

A new NEH grant will support UNC scholars’ creation of an immersive web environment designed to bring Jane Austen’s writing room — and her world — to life.

Bloomable robot, folding electronics enhance patient treatment

January 25, 2023

A research team including Wubin Bai, assistant professor in the department of applied physical sciences, has developed “bloomable” robots, microelectronics that fold to fit inside catheters for more effective and safer implementation.

3D imaging project brings Nepali sacred site to life

January 23, 2023

Religious studies scholar Lauren Leve partnered with a computer science class last semester to further her ongoing work to create an annotated 3D model of Swayambhunath, an ancient holy site in Nepal’s Kathmandu Valley.