Hurricane forecasts soon may be more accurate than ever, thanks to UNC researchers. While tracking Hurricane Irene, the scientists put years of computer model development to the ultimate test by forecasting the storm surge and inundation that would occur from North Carolina to New England. “Predicting the future is a bit scary,” says Dr. Rick…
Student Damian Stamer shares North Carolina’s rural heart with New York’s art scene…
More UNC students than ever qualify for need-based aid, like Daniel Adams, whose dad lost a bet on sweet potatoes. A new website tells their stories.
After three years of fundraising, research and trials, the moment finally arrived: Jack Britt High School had made it to NASA’s 2011 Great Moonbuggy Race. Two days later, the members of the first and only team from North Carolina in the race, led by senior Sarah Browning, won the international competition. “We won the Crash and…
The average American may expend as little energy as a person who sleeps 24 hours a day by the year 2020, following a worldwide trend of decreasing activity.
Could old crab pots, once destined for landfills, help revive North Carolina’s severely depleted oyster population?
For some sun worshippers, tanning is more than a summertime ritual.
Ticks. The word itself is enough to give most people the willies.
Looking at Courtney Sanford’s résumé, it is clear that she has a talent for innovation.
Slaves helped to build the University’s first building, Old East, in 1793 and worked on Old West and Gerrard Hall three decades later.