Real Sound in a Virtual World

Gaming giant Valve acquires Impulsonic — a UNC-created 3-D sound simulation software company started by two PhD students and faculty within the Department of Computer Science.

The China Health & Nutrition Survey

This pioneering survey from the UNC Carolina Population Center has identified the "nutrition transition" in China now seen throughout industrialized countries.

The Biologist and the Butterflies

Laura Hamon spent her summer studying butterflies and what they can tell us about our changing climate. Video Produced By: Mary Lide Parker

The Shark Scientists

The UNC Institute of Marine Sciences has the country’s oldest, longest-running shark research program. Started in 1971 by Frank Schwartz, researchers have been tagging sharks in North Carolina’s coastal waters for over 40 years.

To the Heart of the Earth

In January 2015, a team of researchers from UNC-Chapel Hill, Boise State University, Georgia State University, and Michigan State University, set out to complete an expedition on one of South America’s most active volcanos. Video by Mary Lide Parker

A day in the life of an undergraduate researcher

Carrie Hamilton spends most of her days (and often late nights) working on her independent research - but she says it has been one of the most rewarding experiences of her college career thus far. Video by Mary Lide Parker

Taking Control: Positive Action in Robeson County

Researchers from UNC-Chapel Hill have been working with schools in Robeson County to integrate Positive Action lessons into the classroom. The curriculum is designed to help students learn how to think critically about their emotions, and how best to react to challenging situations. Video by Mary Lide Parker

Giving at-risk teens a second chance

For the past four years, UNC-Chapel Hill researchers have been working with officials in Robeson County to reduce youth violence there. Instead of receiving jail time and a criminal record, teenagers who get charged with a first-offense misdemeanor, like fighting at school, go through a teen court hearing. Video by Mary Lide Parker