Button: Foundations series
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Illustration of a silhouette of a head with a brain in the shape of a money sign in it.

Money and the Mind

A meld of finance and neuroscience helps UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School professor Camelia Kuhnen better understand the underpinnings of growing wealth inequality. ...
a panoramic image of banana plantation warehouse in Panema

360 Degrees of Storytelling

Using 360 video, journalism professor Steven King creates immersive, technology driven experiences for audiences everywhere ...
A moose hip bone sits on a a table next to a sketch pad and drawing tools

Scans, Sketches, and Skeletons

UNC School of Medicine rheumatologist Amanda Nelson utilizes her artistic abilities in cutting-edge imaging research to better understand osteoarthritis ...
Showing one someones legs and feet, they stoop down to pick up two 40 pound hand weights

Lift More, Eat More, Burn More

Research from exercise and sport science professor Abbie Smith-Ryan shows that lifting heavier weights and eating more protein is not just for men. ...
Infographic Illustration of a stack of boulders and rocks, looking as though they will fall over. Graphic states "Stopping the Stigma: The rate of suicide in the U.S. is nearly triple the rate of murder. 70% of people who die by suicide have either bipolar disorder and/or depression. 30% of people who die by suicide have either suffered from schizophrenia, substance abuse, post-traumatic stress, personality disorder, and/or anorexia. Depression affects approximately 6.7% of the U.S. population each year. Despite the success rate for depression treatment, two out of three people affected do not seek out of receive treatment."

Stopping the Stigma

UNC-Chapel Hill faculty focus on suicide prevention — a difficult topic that needs more voice, education, and awareness. ...
Illustration infographic. Burger equals 22 water droplets. One water droplet equals 500 gallons of water. Note: An average American show uses about 18 gallons of water.

Platter Chatter

One UNC philosophy professor invites us to question what we put on our plates. ...
Infographic showing the flow of UNC's drinking water. Step 1: Water is pumped from University Lake and Cane Creek Reservoir. Step 2: It is then treated at the Orange Water and Sewer Authority on Jones Ferry Road. Step 3: After treatment, it heads to the UNC campus.

Reconstituting Rain, Revitalizing Rivers

Water experts within the UNC Sustainability Office and Institute for the Environment strive to make local and statewide water systems healthier, safer, and more resilient. ...
A yellow-and-white striped Monarch butterfly caterpillar munches on the leaves of a milkweed plant

In the Weeds

To help restore the monarch butterfly population, the North Carolina Botanical Garden has joined a nationwide effort to grow milkweed. ...
An illustration of a someone in a suit putting hearts and coins into a piggy bank slot notched into an illustration of the globe

Walk the Walk

How one UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School professor pushes students and corporations to be more socially responsible ...
Danny Bowman holds the end of his homemade solar balloon, preparing to launch it. Click the image to start the video.

Shoot for the Stratosphere

A UNC geophysicist is sending his research as high as he can—125,000 feet and counting. ...
Sandra Martin giving her presentation at the 2015 Gender-Based Violence Research Group Summit

Starting the Conversation

How collaborations are advancing gender-based violence research and training at UNC-Chapel Hill ...
Niels Lindquist and local fisherman David “Clammerhead” Cessna check out the North Carolina coast new a pier, while the sun rises behind them. Click image to start video.

The Scientist and the Fisherman

What do you get when you combine new science with decades of knowledge from local fishermen? A lot of homegrown North Carolina oysters. A whole lot. ...