• From Turmoil to Triumph

    The major political events of the 1960s set the stage for the founding of the UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, which forever changed education research and practice.

  • Coastal Geologist Describes Factors that Increase Rip Current Risks

    Coastal geologists say it can be difficult to know if certain areas are more prone to rip currents than other areas along our coast. One of the main reasons is because the ocean floor is always changing, especially the shore.

  • Bertie County Schools and UNC Team Up on a Cutting-Edge Literacy Project

    Bertie County teachers are collaborating with UNC literacy coaches using webcams to deliver real-time feedback and support to classroom teachers while they deliver 15-minute, one-on-one instructional sessions to struggling readers.

  • Know Your Neurotransmitters: Acetylcholine

    UNC Nutrition Research Institute Director Steven Zeisel is involved in the first study of the effects of choline — the nutrient precursor to acetylcholine — on humans.

  • Unstable Child Care Can Affect Children by Age 4

    Research from UNC’s Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (FPG) reveals that disruptions in child care negatively affect children’s social development as early as age 4.

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