Society

Society: Understanding Human Nature and Behavior

Safe Water for All

From India to Flint, Michigan, Siddhartha Roy has seen what happens when water resources are insufficient and is pushing to drastically reduce lead in drinking water by 2040.

SURFing Through Summer

From peanut allergies to the death penalty, Carolina’s Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows (SURFs) are gaining hands-on research experience in the lab and the field.

Creating Climate-Resilient Communities

The Center for Public Engagement with Science partners with the Juntos Program to empower Latino youth in educating their communities about climate change.

Backpacking for Bats

Grace Kinder shares her story of guiding citizen scientists along portions of the Appalachian Trail to connect them with nature and one of its most vital creatures: bats.

Seeing the Signs

In response to N.C. ranking ninth in the nation for most human trafficking cases, social work researchers have teamed up with state agencies to prevent trafficking among young people via Project No Rest.

Where Are the Workers?

Jobs are back, but workers aren’t — and despite increasing wages, young people remain slow to engage. Carolina researchers uncover why.

Science for the Future

With data spilling from all areas of life, students need tools and training to understand it. The UNC School of Data Science and Society is here to help.

Volleying Research and Life

From pickleball to LEGO, Carolina researchers engage in a variety of hobbies to escape stressors that come with a career in academia.