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#GDTBATH: Alyssa Grube, Research in the Galapagos

October 19, 2020

A graduate student at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Alyssa Grube honed her research skills by spending her summers at the Galapagos Science Center where she studied antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the environment. When Alyssa Grube first began … Continued

Student Groups Build Community with New Cookbook

October 8, 2020

Whether it’s the pan de jamon she makes with her dad at Christmas or her mom’s arroz con leche, Venezuelan dishes are more than just a meal for Sofia Martinez Querecuto. They’re a deep connection to generations of her family … Continued

New Research Explores How Super Flares Affect Planets’ Habitability

October 7, 2020

Ultraviolet light from giant stellar flares can destroy a planet’s habitability. New research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will help astrobiologists understand how much radiation planets experience during super flares and whether life could exist on worlds beyond … Continued

Helping Prepare Giant Tortoises for the Wild

October 1, 2020

Carolina’s Galapagos Science Center worked alongside the Galapagos National Park in Ecuador to repatriate giant tortoises into the wild. The center’s researchers conducted health assessments on the animals before their release last month. Close to 30 juvenile giant tortoises in … Continued

New Russian Language Flagship Program Launches

September 18, 2020

Carolina’s new Russian Language Flagship Program allows students in any academic background to intensively study Russian and participate in professional development programming tailored to each student. A new program at Carolina allows students to take a deep dive into Russian … Continued

Carolina Student Helps Translate ‘The Last Dance’

May 18, 2020

As Tar Heel fans around the country enjoyed “The Last Dance,” the 10-episode documentary about UNC-Chapel Hill alumnus Michael Jordan and the 1990s Chicago Bulls, one Carolina student was working to help bring the show to China. Rising sophomore Aiqi … Continued

Class of 2020: Chasing Challenges at Carolina

May 4, 2020

A diploma from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is more than just a piece of paper. It means something different for everybody. It can represent a first-generation student turning a new page for his or her family. … Continued

Protecting the Galápagos Islands

April 20, 2020

Home to more unique species than anywhere else on Earth, the Galápagos Islands have been an ecological haven for studying animals, marine sciences and biology since Charles Darwin first set foot there in 1835. For generations, the islands’ ecosystems lived … Continued