• three female researchers collect data in a marsh just before dawn

    Science Never Sleeps

    UNC Institute of Marine Sciences PhD candidate Shelby Ziegler spends many nights (and early mornings) studying the mysteries of North Carolina’s marshes.

  • a headshot of Cathi Popper

    The Stress of Poverty on Children

    UNC School of Education researcher Cathi Propper has been awarded a $2.5 million National Institute of Child Health and Development grant to study the link between poverty and developing cognitive processes that facilitate learning, self-monitoring, and decision-making in children.

  • Kings Creek in Konza Prairie Biological Station, Kansas

    Measuring the World’s Streams & Rivers

    UNC geographer Tamlin Pavelsky collected the most comprehensive set of field measurements to date of stream width and length in the smallest streams, which will help with estimations of the total surface areas of rivers and streams across the planet.

  • Clean Tech Summit held at the Friday Center March 1, 2018

    Annual UNC Clean Tech Summit Urges Entrepreneurship and Innovation

    Hosted by the Institute for the Environment and Kenan-Flagler Business School, the UNC Clean Tech Summit highlighted how Carolina, Research Triangle Park, and the state play a key role in leading the way to a green global economy.

  • a teacher plays with a mom and her baby

    Autism Clearinghouse Raises Money to Expand Research

    The Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute’s National Clearinghouse for Autism Evidence and Practice is raising money to expand its research on how to support and teach children with autism.

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