Learn about UNC's Galapagos Initiative
Learn about how UNC and USFQ partnered to create the Galapagos Science Center in San Cristobal, Galapagos, in this animated film. Here, researchers study the connection between humans and the environment in Darwin's living laboratory.
Leave it to Beavers
As urban regions in the Southeast continue to grow and develop, harmful pollutants enter nearby waterways more frequently. UNC researchers think one of the best solutions to prevent this may be investments in the habitats of the furry neighbors already in our backyards: beavers.
Carolina’s drone lab takes off
Recently launched to provide a hub for innovative drone and sensing technologies at Carolina, CARDNL serves as a collaborative resource for faculty and student researchers to use for a host of research endeavors.
Perseverance in the Páramo
Recent graduates Liz Farquhar and Tessa Davis spent two months in Ecuador doing research. They share how the pandemic shaped their journey.
A (Really) Big Birthday Bash
The department of English and comparative literature celebrates 225 years of rhetoric, writing, film and literature at UNC-Chapel Hill in October.
A merger of land and sea
Union of geological and marine sciences disciplines erases artificial boundaries.
Writing history in real time
Claude Clegg's new book on President Barack Obama is a comprehensive account of his early years, his journey to the national stage, his eight years in office -- and beyond.
Seeing patterns in the data
Mariana Olvera-Cravioto uses mathematical models to understand complex topics. She hopes the new data science minor will make data more accessible to students.
A drive to serve and achieve
Chancellor’s Science Scholar Ryan Smith helps make science and technology accessible for underrepresented middle school students.
Inside This Issue
Lessons from the Andes: High-impact research at high altitudes. ALSO INSIDE: Land and sea unite, English at 225, Seeing patterns in data. Click on the magazine cover to view a reader-friendly flipbook.
Letter From the Dean
At the beginning of the semester, I took a field trip to the North Carolina coast to attend Rachel Noble’s undergraduate class, “Human Impacts on Estuarine Processes.”