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  • Two figures on a beach with the sun rising behind them

    Surveying the parks

    Senior Julia Elliott spent a semester learning about coastal ecology and policy with the Parks Service at the Outer Banks Field Site.

  • Noble in the lab handles a petri dish with gloved hands

    Preventing waterborne illness after a hurricane

    Rachel Noble of Carolina’s Institute of Marine Sciences talks about her rapid water quality tests and how they can help North Carolinians stay safe during hurricane season.

  • Sophie Millinson

    Carolina senior shares planetarium magic with stargazers

    As a science educator and full-dome theater technician, Sophie Mallinson leads her own planetarium shows to guide space enthusiasts through the night sky at the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center.