Society

Society: Understanding Human Nature and Behavior

That’s a Cap!

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

Blueprints for Preservation

Lauren Leve and Jim Mahaney partner with Nepalese locals to bring religious heritage sites to life through interviews and digital tools.

Lessons in Literacy

Christian Ehret examines how students read, write, and engage digitally to develop and deepen human connections.

Protecting Your Texts

Saba Eskandarian designs online messaging applications using cryptography, allowing users to report abusive content without compromising their privacy.

Beyond the Stacks

Carolina’s libraries are vital for research, fueling projects across the university from art history to health science.

Creativity in Numbers

Keith Sawyer teaches innovative thinking by studying the psychology of creativity in group settings.

Everywhere Chemical Exposure

Stephanie Engel uses scans of children’s brains to study the developmental effects of chemicals widely used in plastic products called phthalates.

The Sciences of Schizophrenia

Rose Mary Xavier uses her multidisciplinary background to improve research access and clinical care for patients with severe schizophrenia.