UNC System Challenge Grant

The North Carolina Science Festival is pleased to offer the UNC System Challenge Grant program for a fourth year. In 2014, UNC General Administration announced this initiative, aimed at increasing participation by the 17 campuses of the UNC System in the North Carolina Science Festival. Through their participation, UNC System campuses showcase their education and research programs in science disciplines.

Photo Credit: Heidi Carlone, UNCG Science Everywhere Expo

This year’s amazing offerings from Challenge Grant recipients include:

  • Appstate STEAM Expo, Appalachian State University
  • Art & Design in Science, Research Triangle Materials Research Science Engineering Center
  • Art's Work in the Age of Biotechnology: Shaping Our Genetic Future, NCSU Libraries and the Genetic Engineering and Society Center
  • Gateway to Science, The Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering
  • Lean In: Women in Science, NC School of Science and Math
  • Meet Sid the Science Kid, UNC-TV
  • Robotism Rocks!, UNCW Watson College of Education
  • Science in the Streets, UNC Asheville & Asheville Museum of Science
  • STEM Maker-Faire, College of Engineering at NC A&T
  • The Story Collider Live: Stories About Science, Leadership in Public Science Cluster, NC State
  • Science Everywhere, UNCG Research and Instruction in STEM Education (RISE) Network
  • UNC Charlotte Science and Technology Expo, UNC Charlotte