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A world map illustration showing areas that Hendree has helped women and children. These areas are The United States, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, South America, Georgia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, and Bangladesh

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 ...
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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 better understand how and why. ...
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Protecting New Orleans 10 Years After Katrina

Protecting New Orleans 10 Years After Katrina ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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

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’ ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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Life along the river

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

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