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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

UNC-Chapel Hill, the nation’s first public university, is a global higher education leader known for innovative teaching, research and public service. 

Now in its third century, the University offers 78 bachelor’s, 112 master’s, 68 doctorate and seven professional degree programs through 14 schools and the College of Arts and Sciences. More than 29,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students learn from a faculty of 3,600. Every day, faculty, staff and students shape their teaching, research and public service to meet North Carolina’s most pressing needs in all 100 counties. Carolina’s 292,500 alumni live in all 50 states and more than 150 countries

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Americans envision God differently based on their demographics and political affiliation, according to a team of psychologists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
North Carolina’s marshes continue to fragment every day. Shelby Ziegler attempts to rebuild them by gathering data from the healthy wetlands that remain — a feat she often tackles in the middle of the night.
With more than 30 species of salamanders living in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Highlands Biological Station, a UNC Institute for the Environment field site, conducts several student-led studies on these agile creatures each year.
A new study led by UNC researchers supports an additional classification for human tumors. The findings could help researchers to identify cancers of an unknown primary origin. It could also have implications for treating cancers across tumor types.
Ling Lin is an undergraduate researcher within the UNC College of Arts & Sciences double-majoring in chemistry and Asian studies. The junior is also a McNair Scholar and a Chancellor’s Science Scholar.
Astronomers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill stationed in Chile tracked a Tesla Roadster launched into space as a publicity stunt and its spacesuit-wearing mannequin 'Starman' using the SOAR telescope.
A study of more than 6,000 first-graders across four United States communities has found that a significant number of the children have fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD).
Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experiences (CURE) is a five-year initiative that provides many students with their first active research experience.
Senior Jeliyah Clark is an undergraduate researcher studying environmental health sciences within the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. Her research focuses on the impacts of human exposure to environmental contaminants.
Researchers have developed a microneedle skin patch that delivers nanoparticles full of fat-shrinking drugs to potentially treat obesity and diabetes.