Playing for Resilience

January 24, 2024

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

Good Vibrations

January 23, 2024

The Beat Lab provides a welcoming space for students and community members to experiment with digital music.

All the Light We Cannot See

January 18, 2024

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

Measuring Water from Space

September 14, 2023

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.

Creating Climate-Resilient Communities

July 25, 2023

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

Healing with Art

May 22, 2023

Denise “Dee” Yookong Williams uses art to help LGBTQ youth and youth of color process their experiences around suicide.

For Her Brother

March 21, 2023

Upon watching her brother grow up and struggle with cystic fibrosis, Rhianna Lee has dedicated her life to studying the disease.

Turning Trash into Treasure

February 21, 2023

Frank Leibfarth tests molecules to turn plastic waste into useful materials, diversifying options for recycling.

Wild Things Make Their Hearts Sing

January 24, 2023

While studying small mammals in the Blue Ridge Mountains, juniors Marie Young and Cole Prezant discover a love for field work.