From summertime strolling to political marching, the act of walking has greatly influenced social practices for hundreds of years. UNC historian Chad Bryant discusses these topics in a new book, “Walking Histories: 1800-1914.”
In 1971, as civil rights battles raged across the South, 10 young men and women fought for fair treatment within Wilmington, North Carolina’s newly desegregated schools. UNC historian Kenneth Janken shares their story in his new book, “The Wilmington Ten: Violence, Injustice, and the Rise of Black Politics in the 1970s.”
A new program funded by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation strives to create better work-life balance for UNC physician scientists who have extreme caregiving needs at home.
We can’t know how a transformative experience — like walking on the moon — will change us until we make that first small step. UNC philosopher L.A. Paul explains.
At what age do children recognize complex emotions? UNC College of Arts & Sciences researchers Kristen Lindquist and Misha Becker explore this in a new study.
UNC anthropologist Silvia Tomášková studies South African rock engravings to unearth the creative process of some of the country’s earliest inhabitants.
As schools move further and further away from cities, the cost of busing continues to skyrocket — but one UNC city and regional planner hopes to change that
In the last decade, the world has been hit by a tsunami of data — and the Renaissance Computing Institute is determined to help businesses harness its power
The North Carolina Botanical Garden’s Katie Stoudemire brings the outdoors inside, making nature safe for children with compromised immune systems
From rivers in the backcountry of Alaska, down the Sierra mountains, up into space, and through commercial waterways in North Carolina — UNC researchers are measuring the world’s water and developing solutions to prevent it from running dry