Earth

Earth: Exploring Our Planet

Drop by Drop

Abel Abraham shares his journey from being a first-year student during the pandemic to becoming an award-winning mathematics major.

That’s a Cap!

Undergraduate researchers from Carolina’s 2024 graduating class share how research has shaped their college experience.

RUNC: Aashka Dave

Aashka Dave studies the relationship between climate data, mis- and disinformation, and the financial impacts of climate change.

Playing for Resilience

Undergraduates create an innovative game to help communities plan for and recover from climate change.

Lessons in Field Work

Biology students gain hands-on experience working with a variety of organisms, from butterflies to fish, in the Outer Banks.

All the Light We Cannot See

Undergraduates at the UNC Outer Banks Field Site study how artificial light at night affects wildlife and share their results with community members.

Pop Sci Summer

The Carolina Population Center immerses undergraduate students in population science research through its Summer Undergraduate Intern Program.

A Boost for Biology Education

The Carolina Biology Education Research Lab makes research more accessible and unpacks career options for undergraduates — a vital service for a department with more than 2,800 majors.

Measuring Water from Space

A new NASA satellite is recording the first global survey of Earth’s water cycle with unprecedented accuracy — and Tamlin Pavelsky is verifying its data from North Carolina to New Zealand.