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.
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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.
Bertie County teachers are collaborating with UNC literacy coaches using webcams to deliver real-time feedback and support to classroom teachers while they deliver 15-minute, one-on-one instructional sessions to struggling readers.
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.
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.
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.
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