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Features | Wednesday, August 14, 2013

The Foulant Fighter

Graduate student Alex Gorzalski figured out a better way to clean the filters that purify our drinking water.

by Mark Derewicz
Features | Thursday, August 8, 2013

Convergent Care

Heart surgeon Andy Kiser perfects a treatment for a potentially deadly form of irregular heartbeat and opens up a whole new vein of training for surgeons.

by Brenda Denzler
Mark My Words | Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Classical Cogs

UNC musicologist Annegret Fauser documents the musical uplift of war.

by Mark Derewicz
Features | Thursday, August 1, 2013

The Bees of Brooklyn

Undergraduate research fellowship leads Kate Grady through the inner world of urban beekeeping.

by Kim Spurr
Mark My Words | Tuesday, July 30, 2013

The Numbers Game

UNC demographer Jim Johnson tells it like it is regarding the great immigration debate.

by Mark Derewicz
Here’s to Your Health | Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Protein Portions

I’m a vegetarian training for a marathon. Am I getting enough protein? 

by Mary Lide Parker
Features | Monday, July 29, 2013

Unbreakable Bonds

The year is 1972, and Jim Johnson walks onto UNC’s campus with a few classmates and their civics teacher. “This is what’s possible,” the teacher says, “if you work hard.” Jim Johnson works hard but isn’t a spectacular student. “I’m in no danger of getting into Carolina,” he tells friends. Twenty years later, though, Johnson is persuaded to join UNC as a professor—a demographer who created a new kind of school for at-risk kids on the former site of a Jim Crow restaurant.

by Mark Derewicz
Features | Tuesday, July 23, 2013

White House Whiteout

A new book from UNC constitutional scholar Michael Gerhardt shows why the most forgettable U.S. presidents are worth remembering.

by Mark Derewicz
Features | Monday, July 8, 2013

Out of Sight, Out of Mind

A look at the pscyhology behind some of the mistakes made on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig. 

by Mary Lide Parker
Features | Monday, July 8, 2013

Dark Cable, Going Bright

Nick Didow jumps into North Carolina’s digital divide

by Susan Hardy