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Remembering Dr. Oliver Smithies

Dr. Oliver Smithies, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s first full-time faculty member to win a Nobel Prize and a world-renowned giant in the field of gene targeting, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 10, at UNC Hospitals after a short illness. He was 91. Smithies, the School of Medicine’s Weatherspoon Eminent Distinguished Professor of … Continue reading

Smithies Notebooks Go Digital

The Library has digitized 150 notebooks that Nobel Laureate Oliver Smithies used to document his research. Continue reading

Tell Your #UNCWithMe Story for a Chance To Win a 3D-Printed Old Well

We’ve teamed up with the University to put a piece of Carolina in your hands! Continue reading

New Science Library Annex Hours

Beginning July 1, 2016, new Annex hours will be Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Continue reading

Celebration and Day of Making Will Launch Makerspace on April 12

Join the staff of the Kenan Science Library for remarks, refreshments, tours, demonstrations, and maker events. Continue reading

Students Learn To ‘BeAM’ in Telescope-Building Class

The Kenan Science Library helped bring UNC’s first Maker in Residence to campus to build a telescope with students. Continue reading

3D Printing Solves and Inspires at UNC Library (Infographic)

Twelve innovative ways that Carolina researchers have used 3D printing at the Kenan Science Library Makerspace. Continue reading

Library 3D Printer Aids Sci-Fi Costume Creation

The Kenan Science Library had a starring role when the Museum of Science Fiction tapped UNC’s Department of Dramatic Arts to re-create iconic costumes. Continue reading

“Outnumbered”: Library Photo Award Winner Documents Women in Science

Courtesy of UNC College of Arts & Sciences An environmental engineer who studies nanoparticles and competitively races downhill mountain bikes. A wildlife biologist who traverses across North Carolina’s most remote swamplands to tag wildlife and monitor flooding. A 7-year-old budding scientist who collects rocks, builds circuits and has a pet snake. UNC doctoral student and … Continue reading

UNC Library Student Employee Helps Create Ebola Tracking Site

UNC Library student employee Alison Blain helped with visualizations and graphics for eboliainliberia.org. Continue reading

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