earth

a view of an algal bloom from above

Up in the Air

Haley Plaas works with local communities to uncover how algal blooms affect air quality...
Sarah Vickers

RUNC: Sarah Vickers

Sarah Vickers researches “ghost particles” to learn more about our universe...
Toshi Hige

RUNC: Toshihide Hige

Toshihide Hige wants to unlock the brain’s secrets for learning and memory...
Anderson Al Wazni

RUNC: Anderson Al Wazni

Anderson Al Wazni strives to help communities hit by climate change...
Wayana Dolan

RUNC: Wayana Dolan

Wayana Dolan researches water mazes in Arctic deltas...
Frank Leibfarth reflected in a beaker

Turning Trash into Treasure

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

Wild Things Make Their Hearts Sing

While studying small mammals in the Blue Ridge Mountains, juniors Marie Young and Cole Prezant...

Hunting for Hemlocks

Ken Donny-Clark spent his last semester at UNC-Chapel Hill in the woods searching for a...

Desperately Seeking Salamanders

Two undergraduates search for salamanders in western North Carolina — and find so much more...