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.

Know Your Neurotransmitters: Acetylcholine

June 5, 2017

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

June 5, 2017

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.

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