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Striking a Balance

Striking a Balance

People with cerebral palsy (CP) are now living longer than they ever have before. But a longer life with CP can include more complex health issues that providers are struggling to accommodate. One ...
Disruptive Driving

Disruptive Driving

While car manufacturers and tech companies around the world work to make autonomous vehicles a reality, two UNC researchers are raising some important questions about the impacts — both positive ...
The 0.3 Percent

The 0.3 Percent

From the basalt lava fields of Hawaii to the vast white expanse of Antarctica, UNC alumna Zena Cardman has ventured to some of Earth’s most unique and remote places. Now she’s setting her ...
Folklore FX

Folklore FX

The experimental environment at WXDU provides an artistic haven for Duke University students and Durham locals alike — a sentiment that UNC archivist and folklorist Jaycie Vos hopes to capture.
Utilizing Geophysics to Uncover History

Utilizing Geophysics to Uncover History

Central North Carolina is home to a vast array of historic landscapes that weave in and out of our day-to-day paths. On Saturday, April 30, Mike Shore’s Geological Archaeology class spent a day ...
A Deep Dive into Jordan Lake

A Deep Dive into Jordan Lake

Using state-of-the-art instrumentation and lab analyses, UNC researchers gather information on Jordan Lake.
A Volcanologist’s Vigilance

A Volcanologist’s Vigilance

As director of Ecuador’s Geophysical Institute, Mario Ruiz has monitored some of the most active (and potentially destructive) volcanoes in South America. After earning his PhD at UNC 10 years ago, ...
A RAPID Response to Hurricane Matthew

A RAPID Response to Hurricane Matthew

In the months following one of the most destructive hurricanes of the past decade, UNC researchers had to act fast. Using a unique grant from the NSF, they’re testing water quality in Lumberton — ...
Beyond Condoms: New Approaches to HIV Prevention

Beyond Condoms: New Approaches to HIV Prevention

The UNC Division of Infectious Diseases launches three simultaneous studies to help prevent HIV within the most susceptible populations.
Gaining a Community’s Trust

Gaining a Community’s Trust

The revitalization of Old East Durham has resulted in a dramatic increase in property values over the last 10 years. What does this growth mean for housing affordability, equity, and environmental ...
Growth from the Ground Up

Growth from the Ground Up

A Robeson County tortilla manufacturer is ready to increase his production from 25,000 pounds of tortillas a week to 120,000 pounds. UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA student Ben Holmes is helping him do just ...
The New Face of Data

The New Face of Data

UNC undergraduate Patrick Seelinger and professor Steven King are developing a facial recognition app that will provide information on people just by looking at them.