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April 2016
    Endeavors UNC Research

The Scientist and the Fisherman
  Niels Lindquist, a researcher at the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences, has teamed up with seventh-generation Carteret County fisherman David "Clammerhead" Cessna to engineer a new way of growing oysters along North Carolina's coast.  


Walk the Walk
How one UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School professor pushes students and corporations to be more socially responsible.

Shoot for the Stratosphere
Geophysicist Danny Bowman is sending his research as high as he can — 125,000 feet and counting.

In the Weeds
To help restore the monarch butterfly population, the North Carolina Botanical Garden has joined a nationwide effort to grow milkweed.

Women in Science Wednesday

Senior Kaitlyn Tsai is an undergraduate researcher in the College of Arts & Sciences majoring in chemistry with a biochemistry focus and minoring in anthropology and biology. Her research involves conducting complex chemical reactions to better understand the chemistry behind biological processes such as cancer. After graduation this May, she will pursue a PhD in chemistry at the University of California, San Francisco.

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Starting the Conversation: 
Three UNC-Chapel Hill PhD students brought departments across campus together to advance gender-based violence research and training through the Gender-Based Violence Research Group. (Endeavors)


Grabbing the Golden Goose:
At the Carolina Population Center's 50th anniversary celebration, five researchers received the Golden Goose Award for their work on the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health. (UNC Research)


  "Our reputation, and this ranking, is so much dependent upon the work that our students do, not while they're here but when they leave us and go off into the world and do so many wonderful, wonderful things. It's that distinction that brings credit to us as an organization." — Bob Blouin, dean of the Eshelman School of Pharmacy, now ranked number-one in the nation (The News & Observer)  


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