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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Science & Technology

Winners Selected for UNC Creativity Hubs Inaugural Awards

Carolina research teams span disciplines to fight obesity and advance water purification. ... Read More

Lineberger’s Griffith elected into National Academy of Sciences

Griffith is a member of the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and Kenan Distinguished Professor in the School of Medicine Department of Microbiology and Immunology and Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics. ... Read More

Priority order

"One of my key areas of concentration was to build a high-performing, collaborative cabinet committed to guiding the daily work of our University while we also created our path into the future," said Chancellor Carol L. Folt. ... Read More

Two centuries: forever young

"Since the beginning, people have always been the calling card of our department, and their collegiality and shared sense of purpose make Carolina chemistry unique," said department chair Jeffrey Johnson. ... Read More

Carolina recognized for source water protection

The Energy Services and Environment and Health and Safety departments received the 2018 Source Water Protection Award from the N.C. Source Water Collaborative. ... Read More

Carolina receives $10 million commitment from Pope Foundation

Art Pope, chair of the John William Pope Foundation, spoke at the April 23 announcement of the girt, which will support a combination of core areas where Carolina excels: cancer research, multidisciplinary and innovative thinking, excellence in sport and serving the state’s citizens. ... Read More

Campus celebrates the planet with Earth Day Fair

Students, faculty and staff participated in several activities in support of the environment at the Earth Day Fair on April 18 on campus. ... Read More

Public service awards honor mentorship, advocacy programs led by Tar Heels

The Carolina Center for Public Service recognized several community-based programs led by Carolina faculty, staff and students at its 2018 Public Service Awards celebration on April 9. ... Read More

Chemistry professor develops polymers that mimic chameleon skin

Chemistry professor Sergei Sheiko has produced a biocompatible synthetic material that behaves like biological tissues and changes color when it changes shape—like chameleon skin. ... Read More

Carolina programs ranked among ‘Best Graduate Schools’

Several graduate programs at Carolina received high rankings as part of U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 “Best Graduate Schools.” Among the rankings, the School of Medicine is first for its primary care program, following a second-place ranking last year. ... Read More