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Two new degrees offered in applied sciences, data science

April 9, 2024

The department of applied physical sciences will offer its first undergraduate degree this fall. The College will also offer a new B.A. in data science; the B.S. will be in the School of Data Science and Society.

Inaugural leader and new minor for School of Civic Life and Leadership

April 9, 2024

The new School of Civic Life and Leadership has appointed former Duke University professor Jed Atkins as dean and director and has designed a new multidisciplinary minor to offer students of all majors training in the humanities and civic and scientific literacy.

The tree keeper

April 4, 2024

Graduate student Kimmy Hansen is analyzing the impact of future development on the tree canopy of Bald Head Island, a North Carolina barrier island that boasts the second-largest maritime forest in the state.

Sloan fellowships awarded to two Carolina chemists

April 2, 2024

Abigail Knight and Sidney Wilkerson-Hill, assistant professors in the department of chemistry in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences, have been awarded 2024 Sloan Research Fellowships, among the most prestigious awards given to early-career scientists.