In Love with UNCG

“I’m so glad that I ended up here – it was the best thing that’s happened.”

– Kala Youngblood, Student, UNCG College of Arts & Sciences

Goldwater Scholar

Alongside UNC Greensboro’s organic chemistry Professor Dr. Kimberly Petersen, Kala Youngblood is an undergraduate researcher exploring chemical synthesis. The UNCG student received the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship. Recipients from across the nation are selected for their commitment to a STEM research career and potential for making a significant contribution to the field in the future, and more.

Hands-on Research

See how Kala hopes to contribute to safe and effective medications through her work at UNCG.

“The reason I’m here is because I had mentors – from my high school chemistry teacher to the MARC U-STAR faculty – who believed in me and told me that I could do those things.”

Kala Youngblood

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