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.

    Sciences Funding Priorities

    Explore More Stories

    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.

    Cassidy Harding smiling
    Alumni

    Shaping Her Future

    Realizing a dream, thanks to scholarship efforts.

    Nihar Vaidya working on computer
    Student Support

    Leading the Next Generation of Computer Scientists

    Chancellor's Science Scholar Nihar Vaidya ’23 explores the intersection of computer science and neuroscience.

    Noel Brewer smiling headshot
    Faculty Support

    A Prestigious Professorship

    Noel Brewer named Distinguished Professor in Public Health at UNC Gillings School.

    Jeremy Wang, assistant professor of genetics in the UNC School of Medicine, in front of lab equipment
    Research

    The power of partnership

    A collaboration among UNC-Chapel Hill clinicians and researchers is leading the way in how we think about tracking viral variants.