invention

a water level logger, a microscope slide, a piece of art

Science for the Future

With data spilling from all areas of life, students need tools and training to understand...
Bailey Benson

A Recipe for Black Joy

Bailey Benson’s unconventional cookbook guides readers through much more than recipes...
Tushar Varma

More Than Books

Tushar Varma traveled across 35 states, visiting 85 independent bookstores to learn why they’re so...
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...
Jack Sundberg and a batteries

A Crystal Ball for Chemistry

Jack Sundberg has created a software to help chemists uncover the best materials for their...
Nathan Kelete

RUNC: Nathan Kelete

Nathan Kelete wants to use computer science to improve lives...
an illustration of Ken Jacobson

The Community Scientist

In his 40 years at UNC-Chapel Hill, the late Ken Jacobson transformed the world of...
Christian Chung

RUNC: Christian Chung

Christian Chung researches how to remove “forever chemicals” from drinking water...
Orlando Coronell

RUNC: Orlando Coronell

Orlando Coronell wants to make clean water and clean energy accessible for everyone...