For a young cancer patient, the tools and medical devices in the UNC Hospitals’ Pediatric Hematology–Oncology Clinic can be terrifying. Two UNC School of Medicine students are working to provide medical play kits to ease children’s fears at the clinic.
Many children under the age of 18 are responsible for not only taking care of themselves, but also a loved one. UNC researcher Elizabeth Olson is embracing a little known field to improve support services available to youth caregivers.
On Saturday, April 30, Mike Shore’s Geological Archaeology class spent a day investigating the historic Ayr Mount site in Hillsborough, where several structures that once stood above ground now lie beneath the surface.
Theresa D’Aquila is a postdoctoral research associate in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. Her current research focuses on molecular nutrition — specifically how fat metabolizes in the body.
Gillings School of Global Public Health graduate student Liz Chen discusses Real Talk — a sexual education app that uses real teenagers’ stories to address questions about sex, puberty, gender, relationships, and more.
The Wall Street Journal writes about the creation of the new Adidas AG, which was 3-D printed using technology by Carbon, a startup co-founded by the UNC School of Medicine and chemistry professor Joseph DeSimone.
Kashika Sahay is a fourth-year doctoral student in the Department of Maternal and Child Health in the Gillings School of Global Public Health. Her research interests include gender equity, reproductive health outcomes, women’s empowerment, and violence prevention.
The UNC Institute for the Environment has received a $150,000 grant from NASA allowing it to install water gauges at 15 lakes throughout the state in an effort to determine how much water they contain.