January 2017

Senior Karylle Abella: ’95 percent of the ocean is still unexplored – and I’m one of many scientists uncovering a vast unknown’

Senior Karylle Abella is an undergraduate researcher within the UNC College of Arts and Sciences majoring in chemistry, with a minor in creative writing. Her research focuses on the different ways in which carbon is formed and the processes ocean microbes use to break down that carbon.

Murray’s legacy provides field camp scholarships for geology students

Growing up in rural North Carolina during the Great Depression, Grover Elmer Murray, Jr. understood the importance of sharing resources with those in need. This led him to establish the Dr. Grover Elmer Murray, Jr. Field Camp Scholarship at UNC-Chapel Hill, a place where he was once a student in need when financial aid and …

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PlayMakers Repertory Company presents “Intimate Apparel”

PlayMakers Repertory Company presents Lynn Nottage’s “Intimate Apparel,” as part of its main-stage season. Winner of the New York Drama Critics’ Circle and the Outer Critics Circle awards, this quietly beautiful story explores the struggle of finding intimacy and purpose while chasing your dreams.The show runs Jan. 25-Feb. 12.