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The tree keeper

October 23, 2023

Graduate student Kimmy Hansen is analyzing the impact of future development on the tree canopy of Bald Head Island, a North Carolina barrier island that boasts the second-largest maritime forest in the state.

Meet a Summer Research Fellow: Rosemary Gay

August 15, 2023

Rosemary Gay is a Ph.D. student within the Department of Anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has been awarded the James L. Peacock III Summer Research Fellowship as she works to complete her dissertation on the politics and evolution of peanut farming.

Meet a Summer Research Fellow: Sarah Blanton

August 11, 2023

Sarah Blanton is a Ph.D. student within the Department of Romance Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has been awarded the Thomas E. Sox Summer Research Fellowship as she works to complete her dissertation on transnational labor economies and farmworker narratives.

Meet a Summer Research Fellow: Pasuth Thothaveesansuk

July 14, 2023

Pasuth Thothaveesansuk is a Ph.D. candidate with the Department of History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s College of Arts and Sciences. He has received the James L. Peacock III Summer Research Fellowship as he works to complete his dissertation on liberal internationalism in East and Southeast Asia in the 20th century.

Meet a Summer Research Fellow: Taylor West

July 10, 2023

Taylor West is a Ph.D. candidate within the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As she continues working on her dissertation that focuses on positive interactions between strangers, West has received the Laura Mayer Summer Research Fellowship.

Sci-athon Graduate Student Competition

June 27, 2023

The UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Chemistry hosted its annual Sci-athon competition with the theme “From Waste to Wealth: Turning Trash into Treasure.”