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To the Heart of the Earth

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 ...
A day in the life of an undergraduate researcher

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. ...
Taking Control: Positive Action in Robeson County

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 ...
Giving at-risk teens a second chance

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 ...
Life along the river

Life along the river

Jack Largess ‘16 spent his summer documenting people, places, and history along the Catawba River. Video by Mary Lide Parker
Giving sea turtles a lift

Giving sea turtles a lift

UNC researchers help rehabilitated sea turtles get back to the ocean. Video by Mary Lide Parker
Beneath the Waves

Beneath the Waves

The goal of the Beneath the Waves Film Festival is to raise awareness of ocean conservation and marine science through film. Video by Mary Lide Parker
The Dementia Tour

The Dementia Tour

Holliday wants her students to become empathetic caregivers to the older population. To help her students understand what it feels like to be an older adult, or to have dementia, Holliday organizes a ...
Scraping for Secrets on Online Drug Forums

Scraping for Secrets on Online Drug Forums

Online forums provide an outlet for drug users — and a source of information for UNC researchers like John D. Martin, III, who believes that ...
Exploring Emotional Intelligence with Extraterrestrials

Exploring Emotional Intelligence with Extraterrestrials

At what age do children recognize complex emotions? UNC College of Arts & Sciences researchers Kristen Lindquist and Misha Becker explore this ...
Carving Creativity

Carving Creativity

UNC anthropologist Silvia Tomášková studies South African rock engravings to unearth the creative process of some of the country’s earliest inhabitants.
Detective Work Deep in the Earth

Detective Work Deep in the Earth

UNC College of Arts & Sciences seismologist Berk Biryol takes a crack at understanding how the earth is moving under the Southeastern United States