Michael Terry

Michael Terry

Michael Terry is an associate professor in the Department of Linguistics and adjunct associate professor in the Department of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies within the UNC College ...

Taking Research to New Heights

From surveying glacial melt to managing wildfires, there are endless ways drones can be used in research. Over winter break, UNC faculty and students completed a drone workshop ­— the first of its ...
Katie Harmon

Katie Harmon

Katie Harmon is a postdoctoral research associate at the UNC Highway Safety Research Center. She uses data to analyze pedestrian and bicyclist injuries and fatalities to encourage safe and best ...
Alex Kresovich

Alex Kresovich

Alex Kresovich is a PhD student in the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media. He explores how popular music with references to mental health affects populations with mental health disorders. ...
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New-Age Nicotine

The number of middle and high school students that use electronic cigarettes rose from 3.6 million to 5 million in a single year, according to the 2019 National Youth Tobacco Study. As a wave of ...
Lyneise Williams

Lyneise Williams

Lyneise Williams is an associate professor in the Department of Art and Art History within the UNC College of Arts & Sciences. She addresses how digital technologies used in archives and ...
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Unseen Science

RENCI is a hub for supercomputing and data science power at Carolina. The institute is the backbone for a slew of successful projects, from the data management software used by the National Library ...

The Timber Chronicles

As a paleoclimatologist, Erika Wise studies climate trends from the past thousand years. Her methods of inquiry may be complicated — using microscopic crossdating and isotope analysis — but her ...
Fouad Abd-El-Khalick

Fouad Abd-El-Khalick

Fouad Abd-El-Khalick is the dean of and professor in the UNC School of Education. He researches best practices for teaching students, how science works, and why we should trust claims of scientific ...
Megan Raisle

Megan Raisle

Megan Raisle is a senior and Morehead-Cain Scholar double-majoring in environmental studies and geography within the UNC College of Arts & Sciences. She studies climate change across disciplines ...
Jonathan Schisler and Todd Cohen

The Head and the Heart

Todd Cohen and Jonathan Schisler — a neuroscientist and a heart researcher — began working together in 2016 after meeting for coffee in Marsico Hall. By combining their expertise in protein studies, ...
Kevin Pendergast

Kevin Pendergast

Kevin Pendergast is a master’s student specializing in technical production in the Department of Dramatic Art within the UNC College of Arts & Sciences. He studies the process of moving an ...