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Earth: Exploring Our Planet
RUNC: Wayana Dolan
Wayana Dolan researches water mazes in Arctic deltas.
Turning Trash into Treasure
Frank Leibfarth tests molecules to turn plastic waste into useful materials, diversifying options for recycling.
Wild Things Make Their Hearts Sing
While studying small mammals in the Blue Ridge Mountains, juniors Marie Young and Cole Prezant discover a love for field work.
Hunting for Hemlocks
Ken Donny-Clark spent his last semester at UNC-Chapel Hill in the woods searching for a dwindling population of trees that local wildlife depends on: Carolina hemlocks.
Desperately Seeking Salamanders
Two undergraduates search for salamanders in western North Carolina
and find so much more.
All Creatures Great and Small
Rada Petric's love for nature has led her to study how human presence affects the behavior of small mammals like bats and mice.
RUNC: Angel Hsu
Angel Hsu uses data to drive climate policy.
RUNC: Ahmad Isaac
Ahmad Isaac craves adventures in geoscience.
Surveying the Smalls
Local biologists team up to study how wetland mitigation affects small mammals.
Isabel Silva-Romero studies how ocean temperatures affect the food web on rocky reefs around the Galápagos Islands.