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Evan Jones

09/10/2020

Evan Jones works as the graduate assistant at the Office for Undergraduate Research. When he’s not updating web pages, creating social media designs, or engaging with students online he studies abandoned buildings as communication spaces. Evan holds a master’s degree … Continued

Denise Carter

09/10/2020

Denise Carter is the Business Manager in the Office for Undergraduate Research.  She has twenty years of expertise in Finance and Administration with Fortune 500 companies. Currently, she is accountable for the administrative, finance, and human resources with the Office for … Continued

Diane Youngstrom

08/27/2020

How/Why Research? Research bridges my curiosity and love of science. I was introduced to research at a young age through my dad, who is a bipolar disorder researcher at UNC. In highschool, I had a blast with a couple in-depth, … Continued

Laura Wilder

08/27/2020

How/Why Research? I started my journey with research in the liberal arts following my first experience abroad during the summer of 2018. I visited Venice, Italy and discovered the rich culture of Burano, a small island off of Venice, and … Continued

Emily Wang

08/27/2020

How/Why Research? I became involved in research during high school as a way to explore my interests outside of the classroom. Fortunately, I was able to participate in a Research in Computational Science program that greatly expanded upon my knowledge … Continued

Deep Upadhyay

08/27/2020

How/Why Research? I have been engaged in biomedical research since high school, and have found it to be a valuable experience in preparing for a future career in medicine. Research is a way to expand the learning done in the class … Continued

Nicole Toms

08/27/2020

How/Why Research? I was overwhelmed as a first year on a large campus of how to begin research. I began with a work study position, though it took many months of effort. I subscribed to research/science listservs and read bulletin … Continued

Sage Snider 

08/27/2020

How/Why Research? I am pursuing a career in biological research, geared toward ecology and wildlife biology, so I wanted to join a lab to gain more research experience and meet people who are in this field. I wasn’t exactly sure … Continued

Curtis Smith IV

08/27/2020

How/Why Research? During my sophomore year, I took a Research Methods course in Psychology and fell in love with the research process. Being able to develop and answer your own intellectual curiosities was so fascinating to me. Through encouragement and … Continued

Netra Ranganathan

08/27/2020

How/Why Research? I knew immediately I wanted to get involved in research when I came to Carolina because I had already been involved in research in high school. I found the OUR database of research opportunities and looked through the … Continued