invention

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Real Sound in a Virtual World

Gaming giant Valve acquires Impulsonic — a UNC-created 3-D sound simulation software company started by...
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The Long Game

We use statistics to analyze almost every aspect of sports on the court, but UNC’s...
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The New Oil

In the last decade, the world has been hit by a tsunami of data —...
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Kings of Chemistry

How an unexpected discovery transformed the world and made Morehead, Venable, and Kenan household names...
Grad Student tests out the virtual reality headset.

Through the Looking Glass

UNC’s computer science department laid the groundwork for 3-D computer-generated graphics and continues to push...
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Money and the Mind

A meld of finance and neuroscience helps UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School professor Camelia Kuhnen better...
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Walk the Walk

How one UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School professor pushes students and corporations to be more socially...
Deborah Stroman, a professor at the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, and Bryce Parrish, a second-year MBA student, stand front and center with the rest of the 2015 Basketball Analytics Summit team.

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

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

UNC communications professor Michael Waltman explains why hate speech is prominent in 2016 politics...