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On the Surface

Claire Johnson explains her studies of microbial communities living on seaweed mats in the Atlantic Ocean’s Gulf Stream and how they cycle nitrogen.

Where Are the Workers?

Jobs are back, but workers aren’t — and despite increasing wages, young people remain slow to engage. Carolina researchers uncover why.

Up in the Air

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

RUNC: Sarah Vickers

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

Volleying Research and Life

From pickleball to LEGO, Carolina researchers engage in a variety of hobbies to escape stressors that come with a career in academia.

Healing with Art

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

Teachers for Mental Health

By combining best practices in education and mental health care, Christina Cruz works to enhance interventions for elementary-aged patients before concerns become crises.