Woman in Science: Carly Moreno

November 15, 2017

Carly Moreno is a PhD student studying marine science within the UNC College of Arts & Sciences. Her research focuses on using molecular sequencing to study the environmental factors that regulate phytoplankton growth in Antarctica.

Woman in Science: Sweta Karlekar

November 8, 2017

Sophomore Sweta Karlekar studies computer science, and is currently building an artificial intelligence program that can automatically identify early signs of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia through the way a person speaks.

Digitizing UNC’s Political History

November 7, 2017

In collaboration with the Southern Oral History Program, UNC undergraduates produced a digital exhibit and audio documentary on, perhaps, the largest and longest example of collective activism in UNC’s history — the foodworkers’ strikes of 1969.

Woman in Science: Morgan Yapundich

November 1, 2017

Senior Morgan Yapundich is an undergraduate researcher majoring in chemistry within the UNC College of Arts & Sciences. Her research focuses on pharmacological experiments that will shed light on how a drug induces cellular death in cancer cells.

The Self-Made Scientist

October 30, 2017

In 2010, Andrew Hinton’s then 2-year-old daughter Madison was diagnosed with food allergies — a life-changing event that’s led him to enroll in the UNC School of Medicine biomedical and biological sciences PhD program, where he researches food allergies.

Well Said: Rural Health Care

October 26, 2017

As hospitals in rural communities around the country continue to close due to financial problems, the UNC Sheps Center for Health Services Research is working to keep them open.

Woman in Science: Robin Armstrong

October 25, 2017

Robin Armstrong is a PhD candidate within the UNC Curriculum in Genetics and Molecular Biology and a graduate research assistant in the Duronio Lab. Using fruit flies as a model, she researches how chromatin structure influences DNA replication programs.

Decades of Discovery

October 24, 2017

For 70 years, the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences, located in Morehead City, has provided a home for Carolina scientists — from undergraduate students to tenured professors — to study the marine and coastal systems of North Carolina and beyond.