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Faculty and staff in the College of Sciences have supported me every step of the way.

Mariah Wilder

Mariah Wilder

Chemistry
Class of 2021

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From carpeting to nonstick cookware, perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances are everywhere.
They are a class of chemicals with more than 12,000 different compounds found in thousands of products.

Professor of Biological Sciences Jane Hoppin is on the committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine that has been appointed to develop a study on the connections between PFAS exposure and health risks. Learn more through the link in our story.
Some of North Carolina’s coastal wetlands are disappearing as increased saltwater intrusion and rising groundwater levels kill off the trees within them, creating what scientists call ghost forests. 🌳 

Above is a ghost forest along the Alligator River in eastern North Carolina.

Learn more about the vulnerability of North Carolina’s wetlands within our present and future climate through the link in our story.
We’re still loving the summer fun but we're mindful of the summer sun. 🌞

Did you know biomathematics and statistics Ph.D. candidate Julian Sass (@scamander14) is the mastermind behind a free database of more than 200 sunscreens?🧴

Check out the link in our bio to learn more about the sunscreen educator and why it’s so important to wear sunscreen via his feature in the @washingtonpost.