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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. ...
Black and white studio headshot photo of Deborah Dexter as a young faculty member.

Woman On Board

Deborah Dexter, the first person to earn a PhD at the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences, reflects on a lifetime of travel, teaching, and trailblazing. ...
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. ...
Woman in daily Ghana clothing, sit on a bench outside.

Getting There

What does it take to care for mothers and their babies in remote Ghana? UNC researchers are evaluating systems in place to help some of the world’s most vulnerable women and children. ...
Portrait of Mugdha Gokhale

When Real-World Data and Research Collide

An interview with UNC-Chapel Hill doctoral candidate Mugdha Gokhale, the recent recipient of Forbes magazine's “30 Under 30: Healthcare” award. ...
Tanya Shields and Kathy Perkins hold up the book "Help Me to Find My People" by former UNC-Chapel Hill professor, Heather Williams.

A New Chapter

How a book inspired two UNC professors to discuss belonging and home in African diaspora communities. ...