When Ebola strikes, what is the proper response? What measures should be taken to protect communities in a time of crisis? Should a neighborhood be quarantined? How? To help answer these questions, public health officials in Liberia turn to legal experts at the UNC School of Government.
From the UNC School of Medicine to the College of Arts & Sciences, students and professors are abuzz at the HHIVE — Carolina’s new lab for health and humanities research.
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.”
How did the fastest-growing religious movement in Latin America transform local culture in a Catholic country? UNC anthropologist Brendan Thornton explains.
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.”
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.
This pioneering survey from the UNC Carolina Population Center has identified the "nutrition transition" in China now seen throughout industrialized countries.
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