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.
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Alice Ammerman, director of the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention and the inaugural Mildred Kaufman Distinguished Professor of Nutrition, received the 2017 Thomas Jefferson Award on September 8.
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.
Apostolos Alexandridis, UNC Injury Prevention Research Center research assistant, is first author for a new paper titled, “A Statewide Evaluation of Seven Strategies to Reduce Opioid Overdose in North Carolina,” published by Injury Prevention.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.