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Pedro de Jesús Cruz’s tenacious pursuit of organic chemistry research has led to a potentially transformative proof-of-concept in drug synthesis that could transform large-scale manufacturing.
Jamilläh Rodriguez studies phonology — how sound is organized within a language — and its relationship to syntax in understudied and endangered languages, particularly in Mesoamerica and diaspora communities.
In “Inclusive Teaching: Strategies for Promoting Equity in the College Classroom,” UNC-Chapel Hill professors Kelly Hogan and Viji Sathy translate complex education research into clear, accessible steps.