Features | Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Starting the Conversation

How collaborations are advancing gender-based violence research and training at UNC-Chapel Hill.

by Jessica Porter
Women in Science Wednesday | Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Yesenia Merino

Yesenia Merino is the outreach coordinator within the Office for Undergraduate Research and a PhD student studying health behavior in the Gillings School of Global Public Health. Her research focuses on social justice issues in public health.

Features | Tuesday, March 29, 2016

The Scientist and the Fisherman

What do you get when you combine new science with decades of knowledge from local fishermen? A lot of homegrown North Carolina oysters. A whole lot. 

Mary Lide Parker
Alyssa LaFaro
Women in Science Wednesday | Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Sarah Schmitt

Sarah Schmitt is a PhD student in the Department of Geography at UNC-Chapel Hill. Her research examines the strong coupling between hydrology and ecology in tropical islands.

Women in Science Wednesday | Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Jenny Hughes

Senior Jenny Hughes is an undergraduate student majoring in environmental science with a minor in marine science. Her research focuses on the effects of hunger on the foraging behavior of mud crabs within the presence of predators that sit higher up in the food chain.

Features | Monday, March 14, 2016

Woman On Board

Deborah Dexter, the first person to earn a PhD at the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences, reflects on a lifetime of travel, teaching, and trailblazing.

by Mary Lide Parker
Features | Monday, March 14, 2016

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

UNC Kenan-Flagler Professor Deborah Stroman connects students and professionals to better the business of basketball.

by Jessica Porter
Features | Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Getting There

What does it take to care for mothers and their babies in remote Ghana? UNC researchers are evaluating systems in place to help some of the world’s most vulnerable women and children. 

by Mary Lide Parker
Features | Tuesday, March 8, 2016

When Real-World Data and Research Collide

An interview with UNC-Chapel Hill doctoral candidate Mugdha Gokhale, the recent recipient of Forbes magazine’s “30 Under 30: Healthcare” award.

by Alyssa LaFaro
Women in Science Wednesday | Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Eliana Perrin

Eliana Perrin oversees the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and the Office of Research Development as an associate vice chancellor for research. She is also a tenured professor in the UNC School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics and a nationally known researcher in the area of child health — particularly obesity prevention and treatment.