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.

Chameleon Cloud Computing Project Enters New Phase

November 1, 2017

Since 2015, the Chameleon testbed has helped researchers push the potential of cloud computing even further, and now, a new grant from the National Science Foundation will extend Chameleon’s mission for another three years. 

UNC-Chapel Hill creates Institute for Convergent Science

November 1, 2017

The Institute will focus on tackling the world’s biggest problems through multidisciplinary collaboration among researchers, students, and entrepreneurs, in an effort to speed the application of new discoveries and the commercialization of technological breakthroughs and next-generation medical therapies.