• Students walk across the sand at the Outer Banks Field Site

    New Name, New Emphasis for Environmental Program at UNC

    A new interdisciplinary program in the UNC College of Arts & Sciences called Environment, Ecology, and Energy (E³P) will teach students how to best manage resources in an ever-changing world.

  • Thu-Mai Christian

    Woman in Science: Thu-Mai Christian

    Thu-Mai Christian is the assistant director for archives at the Odum Institute for Social Science. She researches how to make data management and sharing integral to normative research practice.

  • Penny Gordon-Larsen

    Woman in Science: Penny Gordon-Larsen

    Penny Gordon-Larsen is a professor and associate chair for research in the Department of Nutrition within the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. Her research focuses on understanding, preventing, and treating obesity and its associated cardiometabolic diseases.

  • A shark being measured during UNC IMS research.

    Why More Sharks Are a Good Thing

    UNC marine scientists catch sharks of all sizes and varieties to help track the health of the predators that lurk in the mid-Atlantic and learn how they reflect the health of the ocean and its ecosystems.

  • Steven Zeisel

    Chasing Choline

    From his lab in a textile mill-turned-food research center, UNC nutrition scientist Steven Zeisel has brought choline, an essential nutrient, to the world’s attention.


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