On September 25, UNC celebrated the one-year anniversary of Three Zeros — Carolina’s initiative to reduce the campus’ environmental footprint through net zero water usage, zero waste to landfills, and net zero greenhouse gas emissions.
Babies with autism show behavioral and brain features that differ from those of babies with language delay. These findings from a new UNC School of Medicine study hint at different biological origins for autism and language delay.
Since Hurricane Matthew hit North Carolina nearly one year ago, UNC researchers have engaged in projects all over the state to help those affected. Take a look at this interactive map to see what they’re doing and where.
UNC chemist Joseph DeSimone receives the Heinz Award, which recognizes the extraordinary achievements of individuals in the arts and humanities, environment, human condition, public policy, and technology, the economy, and employment.
Tamera Coyne-Beasley is a professor of pediatrics and internal medicine within the UNC School of Medicine. Her research focuses on sexual health, vaccines, injury, and violence prevention among adolescents.
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.
Major storms leave behind a quiet, long-term danger: pollutants in the watershed that could poison people and kill fish. In this “Well Said” podcast, UNC talks with Institute of Marine Sciences researcher Hans Paerl about how hurricanes impact water quality.