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Pandemic Lessons

April 6, 2020

College of Arts & Sciences faculty are pivoting their course content to address issues surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, teaching students to think creatively and to conduct research to benefit communities.

Master of adaptation

November 4, 2019

Ronit Freeman’s research crosses interdisciplinary boundaries and has potential applications in diagnostics, drug delivery and more.

Dynamic structures

June 11, 2019

New materials from the lab of UNC researcher Ronit Freeman that can reconfigure on demand have potential for applications in diagnostics, drug delivery and more.

New bio-inspired dynamic materials transform themselves

October 4, 2018

Highly dynamic synthetic superstructures self-assemble, change stiffness of soft materials, then revert, while providing new clues on brain, spinal cord injuries and neurological disease. Associate Professor of Applied Physical Sciences Ronit Freeman helped to develop the work when she was a postdoctoral fellow at Northwestern University.