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.
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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.
Alice Lehman of Charlotte has donated $4 million to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to fund the new cellular immunotherapy research program at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. UNC Lineberger is among a select few academic cancer … Continued
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
The Institute for the Environment will continue to study air quality impacts from commercial aircraft emissions with extended funding from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This grant provides $424,988 for the next year and charges IE to use its sophisticated … Continued
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
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
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.
“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
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