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Pristine Onuoha, an 11th-grade student at East Chapel Hill High School, poses for a portrait at East Chapel Hill High School on May 24, 2022. Onuoha is one of five national finalists in the Genes in Space challenge.

East Chapel Hill High School student announced as finalist in national science competition

Pristine Onuoha, a junior at East Chapel Hill High School, was announced as one of the finalists for the Genes in Space challenge hosted by Boeing and miniPCR bio.  For this national competition, students must design an experiment that relates to an issue about spaceu2019s effect on DNA. The winning proposed experiment will be tested on the International Space Station. Onuoha's proposed experiment would analyze the relationship between stem cell populations and telomere length in the white blood cells of astronauts. 

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Sophomore right handed pitcher Max Carlson (35) pitches the ball at the game against ECU at Boshamer Stadium on Feb. 26, 2022.

UNC baseball pitcher Max Carlson dominates Clemson in ACC Championship pool play win

On Tuesday night, the No. 8 seeded Diamond Heels made their first appearance in Charlotte, N.C. at the 2022 ACC Baseball Championship. With a commanding 9-2 victory over the No. 12 seeded Clemson Tigers, names like redshirt junior Angel Zarate, sophomore Hunter Stokely, and junior Danny Serretti cover the game’s offensive statistics. However, on the defensive side, one name from Tuesday stands out above the rest — Max Carlson.

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Graduate student Jill Shippee poses for a portrait at the Eddie Smith Field House on May 23, 2022.

UNC graduate thrower Jill Shippee: ACC record-holder and student-athlete advocate

As a star goalkeeper at Shenendehowa High School in Clifton Park, N.Y., UNC track and field star Jill Shippee initially had her sights set on playing soccer in college.  In the fall of 2017, Shippee came into the UNC track and field program as a first-year on the throwing squad. She staked her claim inside the circle instantly.  Now, as a graduate student closing out her last track season as a Tar Heel, Shippee holds the school and ACC women’s hammer throw record of 69.76 meters.

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