In their own words: undergraduate research at Carolina

May 4, 2011

Thousands of UNC-Chapel Hill students take on intensive research each year—and not all of them are pursuing masters’ and doctoral degrees. Learn about the experiences of six undergraduates at Carolina as they carried out their research projects. For more information … Continued

Emerging Company Showcase May 3

April 26, 2011

What if your doctor could test your blood for a marker that tells you how fast you’re really aging? Or repair a broken bone with an implant that works with your real bone to heal the break? Come to UNC’s … Continued

Science Libraries Relocations

April 25, 2011

The University Libraries have announced that some science libraries and services will be relocated on the UNC campus during the summer of 2011. The moves are a response to the serious budget situation confronting the Library and the campus. They … Continued

Celebration of Undergraduate Research on April 11

April 5, 2011

Sometimes the most innovative research on campus isn’t led by a tenured faculty member or an up-and-coming grad student—it’s led by an undergraduate. Without the pressure to win grants and get published, undergraduates have a unique chance to follow their … Continued

Research Administrators Support Group Forum

March 30, 2011

Date: Monday, April 18 Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Place: Fox Auditorium, Carrington Hall Lobby Level The Research Administrators Support Group (RASG) holds regular forums promoting open communication and discussion among researchers, research administrators and support personnel, and central … Continued

Kids with asthma need more help with inhalers

March 28, 2011

Millions of kids in the United States use inhalers, but most of them are using them incorrectly, according to a study by Betsy Sleath of the Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Read the abstract: "Provider Demonstration and Assessment of Child Device … Continued

Gates Foundation grant supports vaccines

March 4, 2011

Liquidia Technologies has received a $10 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to develop safer and more effective vaccines and therapeutics. Liquidia uses technology developed in the lab of chemist Joe DeSimone to make really small medicine—for … Continued