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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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Wild Things Make Their Hearts Sing


The following excerpt is from an article on undergraduate research in Endeavors magazine.

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The Search for Elusive Zines


The UNC senior’s research took him to libraries and archives in Chicago and North Carolina to find transgender representation in queercore publications from the ’80s to the early 2000s.

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UNC Junior Studies How Climate Change Might Disrupt Butterfly Life Cycles


Madison Milotte used a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship to study how increasing temperatures affect the pupation of cabbage white butterflies.

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Sustainable Food Procurement and Stakeholders at UNC


Research completed by an Undergraduate Research Team funded by the UNC Office for Undergraduate Research has been published in the Journal of Agriculture, Food Studies, and Community Development.

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A Storied History


Junior Britney Hong conducted oral histories of Southeast Asian American writers in North Carolina through a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship.

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