Sciences: Seeking Positively Disruptive Change

The most successful universities use their expertise to better society. Poised to lead the way in translating theoretical knowledge into real-world solutions for some of the world's biggest problems, Carolina is building the groundwork to move interidisciplinary innovation forward. By bringing faculty and students together in a collaborative environment that connects life and social sciences with health and biomedical sciences, we will deliver those solutions to more people, faster.

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    Environment

    Collaborating for Conservation

    Galapagos Science Center and sustainable clothing startup Sula collaborate for conservation efforts.

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    Environment

    A Project of Her Own

    PhD student Kriddie Whitmore’s research in the Andes

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    Student Support

    Writing Her Own Future

    Chancellor’s Science Scholar Paloma Ruiz ’22 balances academic achievement, cutting-edge research, creative pursuits and campus leadership as she launches her career as a scientist.

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    Student Support

    Discovering the Answers

    The Chancellor’s Science Scholars program has helped Madyson Barber ’22 as she contributes to the discovery of new planets in distant solar systems.

    Jeliyah Clark smiling
    Sciences

    Multiplier Effect

    Former Chancellor’s Science Scholar Jeliyah Clark ’18 studies links between the environment and birth outcomes.

    Yolanda Simpson doing lab work
    Student Support

    Taking on STEM’s Biggest Challenges

    Chancellor's Science Scholar Yolanda Simpson ’22 likes living outside her comfort zone as she forges a path for a more diverse future in STEM.