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UNC-CH undergraduates collaborated on a study that has been published in Nature Communications


UNC-CH undergraduates collaborated on research exploring subcutaneous drug delivery in a study that could be promising for treating neurodegenerative disorders and neurological injuries, and their work was recently published.

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UNC's iGEM research team stands in front of the iGEM logo at a recent research event

UNC iGEM (International Genetically Engineered Machine) awarded Bronze Medal at iGEM Grand Jamboree Competition


Five UNC undergraduates won a Bronze Medal at the world’s largest synthetic biology competition for their research on detecting and treating Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections.

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UNC-CH Undergraduates Present Their Research at Statewide Symposium


Two undergraduate researchers from UNC-CH presented their research at the State of North Carolina’s Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium.

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Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships: Applications Open Nov. 15


SURF recipients are paid a $4,000 stipend to engage in undergraduate research for at least 9 weeks, with a minimum of 20 hours/week during the summer. 

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Studying the Resilience of Carbon-Accumulating Seagrass: Olivia Key’s SURF Story


Olivia Key conducted research at the Institute of Marine Sciences on the resilience of seagrass beds in North Carolina.

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Finding His Research Rhythm: Hector Aizpurua’s SURF Story


Héctor Aizpurúa, Jr. recounts his journey from remedial English classes to writing his honors thesis on the musical traditions of the displaced people of the Panama Canal. 

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SURF Stories 2023


From peanut allergies to the death penalty, Carolina’s Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows (SURFs) are gaining hands-on research experience in the lab and the field. Read more about six of this year’s recipients and their research via our partners over at Endeavors. 

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Report from the 2023 Celebration of Undergraduate Research


More than 1200 attendees participated in the 24h annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research on April 26, 2023, making this year the largest Celebration in the event’s history. 

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Knowing Neutrinos: Sarah Vickers’ Hunt for One of Physics’ Most Sought-After Discoveries


In advance of the April 26 Celebration of Undergraduate Research,we caught up with junior Sarah Vickers who, will be presenting her work as part of the Gruszko lab in the department of physics and astronomy.

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2023 Celebration of Undergraduate Research


The 24th Annual Celebration of Undergrad … Read more

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