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Research Profile: The Genetics Behind Complex Diseases

November 12, 2021

Abigail Rohy (UNC ’23, CSS 7) is a biochemistry major from Inver Grove Heights, MN, with a minor in classics. Her research in the UNC School of Medicine’s Department of Genetics explores the genetic basis for diabetes and other complex … Read more

Research Profile: Equitable Access to Clean Water

November 10, 2021

Durham native Toheedat Bakare (UNC ’24, CSS 8) is pursuing an environmental health sciences major with minors in biology and creative writing. Her research in the UNC Water Institute searches for practical solutions to improve water quality in vulnerable communities. … Read more

CSS Annual Research Symposium showcases scholars’ work

October 13, 2021

Participation in meaningful research during the undergraduate experience is a key component of the Chancellor’s Science Scholars Program. A necessary step in the transition from student to scientist comes when scholars develop the communication skills needed to share their research … Read more

Alumni Spotlight: Turning a passion into a profession

September 27, 2021

Chris Miller (UNC ’17, CSS 1) is no stranger to pivoting when plans change. Although he entered UNC as a physics major, a lifelong love of digital media and video games and a curiosity about how things are made inspired … Read more

STEM Program Partnership Helps Scholars Build Professional Network

September 15, 2021

When students join the Chancellor’s Science Scholars Program, they quickly learn that their supportive community extends far beyond the boundaries of UNC. The Chancellor’s Science Scholars Program is known for building a supportive, uplifting community among its cohorts of scholars, … Read more

Looking forward, giving back

August 11, 2021

Chancellor’s Science Scholar Yolanda Simpson strives to embody Eve Marie Carson’s legacy of impact while inspiring future generations of STEM scholars. Yolanda Simpson has always dreamed of creating a scholarship for underrepresented students in STEM. When she received the Eve … Read more

CSS Statement in Support of Nikole Hannah-Jones

June 29, 2021

To: Mr. Stevens and the UNC-Chapel Hill Board of Trustees From: The Chancellor’s Science Scholars Program Dear Mr. Stevens and Trustees: We, the undersigned members of the UNC Chancellor’s Science Scholars (CSS) program, are writing to adamantly urge you to … Read more