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A Caregiving Community at Carolina

A Caregiving Community at Carolina

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.
Sequencing the Sea

Sequencing the Sea

Marine scientists at UNC are taking a new approach to figuring out why and how microalgae blooms occur in the Neuse River Estuary.
One Giant Leap in the Dark

One Giant Leap in the Dark

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.
The China Health & Nutrition Survey

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.
This Is Your World on Drugs

This Is Your World on Drugs

Hendrée Jones, director of UNC Horizons, works tirelessly every day to help mothers and children struggling with substance use disorders. In the past five years, her work has expanded beyond Chapel ...
Colors of Colonial Congo

Colors of Colonial Congo

Belgium’s control of the Congo in the early 20th century had a profound impact on native artists. Carlee Forbes, a UNC art history researcher, is looking for clues to ...
Protecting New Orleans 10 Years After Katrina

Protecting New Orleans 10 Years After Katrina

Protecting New Orleans 10 Years After Katrina
The Biologist and the Butterflies

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 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 ...
Inspiring Young Scientists: SUCCEED Inc

Inspiring Young Scientists: SUCCEED Inc

How can we enhance STEM education? How can we get students excited about science? Four students at UNC may have an answer.
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. ...