What Makes Storm Surge So Dangerous?

September 13, 2017

In the wake of Hurricane Irma, UNC Institute of Marine Sciences Director Rick Luettich talked with CBS News to discuss the science and dangers behind a storm surge.

Princeville Partners with Design Team to Limit Future Flooding

August 28, 2017

The Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence has partnered with the Town of Princeville, Edgecombe County, the NC State College of Design, and NC Emergency Management to help design a future for Princeville that reflects community needs and respects history.

Confronting Energy Poverty is Southern Africa

August 22, 2017

Carolina Population Center Fellows Pam Jagger, Mike Emch, and Barbara Entwisle have been awarded a $4.8 million grant from the National Science Foundation Partnerships in International Research and Education (PIRE) program.

The Ironies of Iron During Pregnancy

August 22, 2017

Twenty-two percent of U.S. women in their childbearing years are iron deficient, according to researchers from the UNC Nutrition Research Institute. This means the mother-to-be doesn’t have enough iron to support both her growing fetus and herself.

Georgia’s Pre-K Students Sustain Progress in First Grade

August 22, 2017

Students in Georgia’s Pre-K Program continue to exhibit positive outcomes through the end of first grade across all domains of learning, according to a new report from UNC’s Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute.

From Turmoil to Triumph

July 13, 2017

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.

The ABCs of Early Childhood Education

July 10, 2017

Smarter. Healthier. Better prepared for the world. Those are just a few of the benefits early childhood education can have over the course of a lifetime — benefits made evident by the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute’s Abecedarian Project … Continued