Photo of multiple spears at the British Parliament in November to talk about their findings on trans people in electoral politics.

The Starting Point

The UNC LGBTQ Representation and Rights Initiative has published the first worldwide comprehensive report on transgender people serving in elected office. ...
Photo of Heather Patterson King talking to students during a PlayMakers outreach program.

Setting the Stage

A lifelong passion for theatre influences one undergraduate student to research how the art form helps children learning to read ...
Photo of projected Henry Fuchs and Andrew Maimone testing their augmented reality headset that projects a 3D representation of a person into the wearer's view.

The New Social Network

The boom in augmented reality technology could provide easy, 3-D access to friends and family across the globe ...
Graphic of a Venn diagram (over-lapping circles). The three main circles read "Subatomic Matter", "Symmetries", and "Cosmology & Astrophysics." The overlapping center, which included all of these key points reads "Science at the forefront"

Breaking the Silos

Theorists, experimentalists, and computational scientists will come together to answer grand challenge physics questions at UNC-Chapel Hill’s new CoSMS Institute ...
Microscopic image of live C. diff cells.

A Big Bite

How a dinner conversation inspired David Courson to refocus his research on drug-resistant infections ...
Microscopic image of a mouse's T cells.

Team Science for Turner Syndrome

The NC TraCS Institute and a Translational Team Science Award help collaborators uncover what could be the cause of painful chronic ear infections that plague people with chromosomal and genetic ...
Photo of a researcher in a 360 projection room, looking over London.

Off-the-Wall

The Renaissance Computing Institute’s social computing rooms aid researchers and professors ...
Photo at the coast of the Pamlico Sound.

Get Off My Lawn

A UNC researcher strives to give real advice to the Albemarle-Pamlico community about its peskiest neighbor: saltwater ...
Old photo of professors Tom Clegg and Hugon Karwowski in the lab with their students during the 1980s, conducting a tandem accelerator experiment.

Secret Sauce

Triangle Universities Nuclear Laboratory, the only lab of its kind in the Southeast, powers a collaboration among UNC-Chapel Hill, NC State, and Duke for 50 years ...
group photo of the researchers behind the NCGENES project.

The NCGENE Genies

Navigating the ethical issues and medical uncertainty of genomic sequencing ...
Microscopic image of a cell from James Bear's lab.

Comprehending Chemotaxis

James Bear uncovers the intricate mechanisms that allow certain cells to move, discoveries with implications for cancer metastasis. ...
Photo of Oliver Smithies congratulating Aziz Sancar, holding one another's hands.

A Nobel Win

Aziz Sancar attributes his award-winning success to those who collaborated with him over the years. ...