Nurses to Improve Training and Trust in Galápagos

May 22, 2017

A new collaboration among the UNC Chapel Hill School of Nursing, the UNC Center for Galápagos Studies, a Galápagos hospital, and Universidad San Francisco de Quito hopes to improve healthcare in the Galápagos Islands.

Beaufort Oyster Industry Explores Agritourism

April 27, 2017

North Carolina has the potential to become the “Napa Valley of Oysters,” thanks to the work UNC Institute of Marine Sciences researchers, who are partnering with local fishermen to increase oyster production and promote agritourism in NC.

Water, Water – and Arts – Everywhere

March 27, 2017

Hans Paerl, Kenan Professor of Marine and Environmental Sciences, dressed to impress for his presentation at the March 23 meeting of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Board of Trustees. Flipping the bottom of his colorful tie at the … Continued

Celebrating Neuroscience During Brain Awareness Week

March 13, 2017

When people hear the word “nutrition,” they often think of eating healthy fruits and vegetables, counting calories, and constant exercise. At the Nutrition Research Institute (NRI) and across the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis, NC, these are frequent … Continued

Science Network Links Researchers, Teachers

February 23, 2017

Third-grade Bogue Sound Elementary School teacher Amy Byrd, with the command to “Go,” begins grabbing red M&M’s candy out of a bowl that recent University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill graduate Joseph Townsend has in his hands. The goal … Continued

Teaching Self-Regulation in the Classroom

February 23, 2017

Self-regulation skills in childhood can be predictors of long-term outcomes from economic success to risks for substance use. Fortunately, they are skills that can be taught in the classroom the same way schools teach literacy. FPG’s Desiree Murray shares more.

A Refocus on Disaster Recovery

January 31, 2017

“In my opinion we are not investing nearly enough on the front end,” said Gavin Smith, professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and director of the Department of … Continued

Survey Results Show NC Motorcycle Riders Focus on Safety

January 3, 2017

The image of the devil-may-care motorcycle rider is long entrenched in American pop culture. But the results of a 2016 UNC Highway Safety Research Center survey of registered NC motorcyclists paint a far different picture of real-life riders who care … Continued