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Fun Experiments in a Friend’s Garage Fueled a Fascination with Materials Engineering

June 11, 2024
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An Innovative Chemical Treatment Improves Efficiency of a Promising Solar Technology

June 6, 2024
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APS Scientists Create Soft Robots Mimicking Human Skin to Provide Medical Treatment

June 4, 2024
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APS Student Receives Scholarship for Research on Promising Battery Technology

May 30, 2024
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How a Pinball Project and a Lesson in Engineering Design Made Lucy Ren’s Education Click

May 30, 2024
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Through the APSE Minor, a Nature Enthusiast Molds an Environmental Engineering Career

May 28, 2024
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Manager of European Union Project Joins APS Effort to Fulfill Potential of a Solar Technology

May 7, 2024
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APS Doctoral Student Receives Impact Award for Research on Advanced Imaging Technology

April 23, 2024
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UNC-Chapel Hill researchers create artificial cells that act like living cells

April 23, 2024
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UNC Researchers Receive Grant to Test Blood Oxygen Device for Patients of Color

April 18, 2024
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APS Educators Share Their Methods at Conference Promoting Innovative Thinking

March 19, 2024
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APS Courses on Careers Put a Future in Focus for a Physics Phenom

March 4, 2024
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Drug Delivery Platform Manipulating Amyloid Proteins Key to Alzheimer’s Treatment

January 30, 2024
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APS to offer undergraduate degree in applied sciences in fall 2024

January 19, 2024
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Get to know MakerFest, UNC’s celebration of Tar Heel makers

January 18, 2024
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In Study, Wearable Drug Patch Shows Promise For Alzheimer’s Treatment

January 16, 2024
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In Ronit Freeman’s Class, Student Creates Pollution-Free Light Bulb

January 12, 2024
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Advanced Imaging Technology Promises Greater Diagnostic Accuracy, Less Radiation

December 18, 2023
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Behavior of Well-Known Protein Provides Clues to How Cells Sense Their Shape

December 14, 2023
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North Carolina Public Radio Features BeAM and Hillsborough Hospital Partnership

December 12, 2023
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Students to Display Projects at BeAM MakerFest on December 5

November 20, 2023
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APS Faculty Receive $20,000 UNC Idea Grant to Study Crowd Safety Measures

November 8, 2023
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APS Student Tests the Limits of an Ancient Artform to Increase Aircraft Range

November 7, 2023
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APS Study Finds Specialized Chemicals Would Increase Efficiency of Solar Cells

October 31, 2023
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Remembering a Transformational Scientist and Bright Star

September 14, 2023
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From the APS Chair: reflections and visions

August 17, 2023
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“URSkilled” workshops promote research skills, entrepreneurial mindset

August 2, 2023
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Using “optical tweezers” to advance nanomedicine

July 26, 2023
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Meet perovskite, the new and improved ‘solar sandwich’ that may lead to a more stable solar panel

July 6, 2023
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EMERGE Annual Workshop supports the future of engineering programming

June 13, 2023
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Engineering Discoveries & Applied Sciences

June 9, 2023
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APS contributes to celebrating undergraduate research at Carolina

June 1, 2023
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New collaborative research may create more accessible, efficient solar energy applications

May 25, 2023
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APS-MRS career panel offers professional networking, fosters alumni relations

May 23, 2023
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New design strategies to improve the stability and efficiency of bifacial perovskite solar cells

May 17, 2023
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View photos from the Spring 2023 MakerFest

May 9, 2023
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Building a toolbox for success with the APSE minor and BeAM

May 8, 2023
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Lessons learned: identifying solutions for success through the APSE minor and BeAM

May 4, 2023
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48-hour Sci-athon offers interdisciplinary student collaboration

May 2, 2023
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PhD candidate selected for prestigious fellowship program

April 25, 2023
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Communities of practice at BeAM use peer-to-peer learning to deepen skills

April 20, 2023
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Students inspire and unite local community at the UNC Science Expo, part of larger statewide initiative

April 20, 2023
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Evolving candy crush: New paper shows omicron relies more on sugars for infection

April 13, 2023
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Self-powered photon counting detector may facilitate safer medical imaging and clearer photos in low light environments

April 6, 2023
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Helping to shape entrepreneurial mindset at the KEEN National Conference

April 4, 2023
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APS graduate student learning commercialization skills via internship

March 23, 2023
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Embracing a global engineering mindset

March 22, 2023
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At the intersection of dentistry and BeAM MakerSpace technologies

March 13, 2023
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Engineering a bright future with a minor in applied sciences and engineering

March 8, 2023
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Allen Wood recognized for Best Oral Presentation at ETI Workshop

March 2, 2023
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Pégard receives prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship

February 15, 2023
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Freeman receives Cottrell Scholar Award

February 9, 2023
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Student leaders in Applied Physical Sciences help build graduate student community

January 19, 2023
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Bloomable robot, folding electronics enhance patient treatment

January 19, 2023
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Nico Pégard Selected for Kavli Innovation Grant

January 12, 2023
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From BeAM to Procter & Gamble: Prototyping, Professional Skills, and Passion

January 10, 2023
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View photos from the Fall 2022 MakerFest

December 8, 2022
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BeAM enhances capabilities with gift of RYOBI power tools

December 7, 2022
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Jinsong Huang recognized among the world’s most highly cited researchers of 2022

December 6, 2022
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Rick Bradley’s Vision for Collaboration and Creativity: BeAM@Carmichael Makerspace

November 11, 2022
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Redesigned pulse oximeter advances more equitable healthcare

October 20, 2022
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From research to application: Interning at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

October 14, 2022
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Great Turnout at the 2022 APS Research Symposium

October 10, 2022
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View photos from the APS Research Symposium 2022

October 4, 2022
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Melissa Gammon Wins National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure (NNCI) Staff Award

September 27, 2022
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PI Klotsa leads DoE grant from the Biomolecular Materials Program

September 16, 2022
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A Maker Mindset

August 26, 2022
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Bioelectronics meets medicine

August 19, 2022
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Impacting the field of perovskite research

August 17, 2022
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Loftin named University Manager of the Year

June 23, 2022
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APS graduate student recognized by global society

June 21, 2022
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Engineering the entrepreneurial mindset

June 14, 2022
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New minor teaches major skills in engineering, entrepreneurship

June 10, 2022
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Digital training improves dental care, turns students into inventors

May 23, 2022
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All in the eyes

May 20, 2022
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View photos from the APS Research Symposium 2021

January 31, 2022
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APS and Chemistry students lead Science in the Stacks outreach

January 31, 2022
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Anna Engelke wins UNC Pinnacle Award

January 24, 2022
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Huang group advances understanding of trap states in perovskite solar cells

January 19, 2022
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UNC research team develops low-cost COVID-19 test

January 11, 2022
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Pegard and Bai research groups selected for UNC Neurospark Research Award

January 11, 2022
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Sugar-coated COVID-19 test takes advantage of coronavirus’ sweet tooth

January 11, 2022
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COVID-19 gets its just desserts with sugar-coated test strips

January 6, 2022
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Jinsong Huang research recognized among the world’s most highly cited researchers

December 15, 2021
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Professor Theo Dingemans part of an interdisciplinary team of scientists working on desalination membrane

November 22, 2021
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APS students and alumni contribute to a book on perovskite photovoltaics and optoelectronics

November 18, 2021
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Professor Nico Pegard has joined with clinical and basic scientists to study stress-related psychiatric disorders as part of the Carolina Stress Initiative

November 10, 2021
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Zhenyi Ni recognized in Postdoctoral Awards for Research Excellence

November 9, 2021
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Huang research featured in Nature Communications-Energy

November 3, 2021
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Ronit Freeman, Jim Hagood awarded grant by Eshelman Institute for Innovation to pursue research in lung fibrosis

October 31, 2021
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Is there a market for your discovery? What patent landscaping and market research can tell you.

September 27, 2021
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National Science Foundation selects Carolina for I-Corps

September 17, 2021
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Dr. Zhenyi Ni of Applied Physical Sciences receives Postdoc Award for Research Excellence

September 14, 2021
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The wondrous world of Carolina’s makers

September 14, 2021
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Carolina again tops $1 billion in research awards

September 7, 2021
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Printed Prosthodontics & More: 7 Questions with Wendy Clark

June 9, 2021
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Long live the perovskite module

June 9, 2021
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Meet Some of Our APSE Graduates

April 26, 2021
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Nick Lauersdorf Awarded NDSEG Fellowship

April 16, 2021
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Transforming Medical Imaging Devices

April 14, 2021
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UNC Graduate Schools Information Fair

March 10, 2021
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Celebrating Black History Month

February 17, 2021
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Rich Goldberg Receives University Teaching Award

January 25, 2021
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Xun Xiao receives Dean’s Distinguished Dissertation Award

January 22, 2021
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Daphne Klotsa: Cooperation over Competition

January 20, 2021
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Anna Fraser Receives 2020 RTNN Student Award

January 20, 2021
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Making Perovskite Solar Cells with Kodak Printers

December 18, 2020
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Prof. Klotsa Featured in Research UNCovered

December 4, 2020
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Huang lab: world-record solar module efficiency

December 4, 2020
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Jinsong Huang is 2020 Highly Cited Researcher

November 30, 2020
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Kyle Riker Wins TSRC Best Poster

October 26, 2020
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Maggie Daly Wins Poster Presentation

October 22, 2020
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How Crisis Sparks and Speeds Innovation

October 21, 2020
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Expert Prototypers with Glenn Walters

October 21, 2020
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Stephen Klawa Receives Chemistry TA Award

October 12, 2020
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CHANL: Carrie Donley Receives RTNN Award

October 12, 2020
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BeAM Keeps Tar Heels Creating

October 7, 2020
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Hossein Eybposh Receives OSA Travel Grant

September 9, 2020
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How Brain Flexibility Emerges in Infants

September 1, 2020
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CHANL: NSF Renews $5.5mil Nanotech Grant

August 26, 2020
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Record Year for Research at UNC

August 10, 2020
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Reduced Self-Doping of Perovskites

August 6, 2020
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Pégard Designated OSA Senior Member

July 2, 2020
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Editors’ suggestion incl. Klotsa group paper

July 2, 2020
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Approaches to detect, mitigate COVID-19

June 30, 2020
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Prof. Huang Named Distinguished Professor

June 25, 2020
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APS Partners with KEEN

June 24, 2020
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Hossein Eybposh Wins OSA Paper Prize

June 15, 2020
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APS Response to National Events

June 10, 2020
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Prof. Goldberg Celebr-ates 20 Years at UNC

June 1, 2020
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Freeman, Forest study lungs & Covid-19

May 28, 2020
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Makerspaces join forces on COVID-19

May 12, 2020
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Glenn Walters on 3D Printing & Education

May 12, 2020
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Perovskite Technology Consortium

April 30, 2020
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Joining forces on face shields

April 28, 2020
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APS Students Receive Fellowships

April 14, 2020
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Freeman Article is ACS Editors’ Choice

April 13, 2020
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Fire up the engine

April 8, 2020
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APS Professors Run in Faculty Elections

April 7, 2020
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Coming Together to Print Solutions

April 7, 2020
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Innovating to Inspire Hope

April 7, 2020
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Pandemic Lessons and Convergent Science

April 7, 2020
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Professor Huang Tackles the Perovskite Solar Cell Trap State

March 31, 2020
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BeAM makes face shields for health care workers

March 30, 2020
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UNC Students Make PPE

March 26, 2020
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Klotsa group publishes “paper of the month” in Soft Matter

March 17, 2020
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Prof. Freeman wins CMC 2019 Collaborative Innovation Award

March 9, 2020
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Pégard Lab Student Wins Poster Competition

February 10, 2020
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Nazockdast article on cover of Cytoskeleton

January 13, 2020
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Klotsa Group article on the cover of Soft Matter

November 18, 2019
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Master of Adaptation

November 7, 2019
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Carolina Postdoctoral Program For Faculty Diversity Application

November 4, 2019
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APS Spotlight: Clean water for all

November 4, 2019
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APS Research Advances Solar Energy

August 1, 2019
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Press Release: Dynamic structures

June 11, 2019
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Anna Fraser Awarded NSF Fellowship

April 29, 2019
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Ryan Fox Receives DOE Award

April 22, 2019
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UNC #5 in nation for research funding

March 25, 2019
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Faculty Innovator: Ronit Freeman

October 15, 2018
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Sustainable Water Access

May 25, 2018

From Swimmer to Swarms

March 28, 2018
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