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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.

Fighting for rural health care access

April 2, 2024

From Appalachia to the Research Triangle, Caroline Hoover is striving to improve rural health care access, particularly birth and pregnancy services.

XO, Jenny Han

April 2, 2024

Fans love the bestselling YA author’s novels and TV shows. Do they know her heart bleeds Carolina blue?

A heart for the humanities

April 2, 2024

The Carolina history professor has spent nearly four decades sharing the enduring value of the humanities with audiences inside and outside the classroom.

Captivated by chemistry

April 2, 2024

Organic chemist Sidney Wilkerson-Hill is using a Sloan Research Fellowship to develop new small-molecule pesticides to combat mosquitoes that cause malaria.

Majoring in a ‘life of meaning and purpose’

October 4, 2023

Coming to Carolina was an easy decision for Bill Farthing ’70 (J.D. ’74). Almost 60 years later, it was another easy decision to give back to the place where he spent his first four years at UNC: the department of religious studies.

$25.3 million to study Alzheimer’s disease risks

September 29, 2023

A team of UNC and Duke researchers has received a $25.3 million grant from the National Institute of Aging to study the potential risks for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.