Woman in Science: Madeline Fisher

September 6, 2017

Senior Madeline Fisher is double-majoring in environmental studies and music. Her research focuses on gathering oral histories from musicians who have come from coal-mining communities and the role environmental science plays in their lives.

Unraveling Alzheimer’s: How Brain Cells Go Bad

August 31, 2017

UNC School of Medicine and National Institutes of Health researchers have untangled why one Alzheimer’s drug currently in development shows promise and how other therapies might reverse the disease process.

Bringing Implementation Science to Africa

August 31, 2017

How do you translate research into practice? Trainees from around Africa are learning how to answer this question through an implementation science master’s degree program developed by UNC and the University of Witwatersrand.

Well Said: Climate Change & Air Pollution

August 31, 2017

Each year, millions of people die from exposure to air pollution. Carolina researcher Jason West predicts that climate change’s effect on air pollution could actually cause 260,000 more premature deaths by 2100.

Woman in Science: Sarah Ramdeen

August 31, 2017

Sarah Ramdeen is a doctoral candidate in the UNC School of Information and Library Science who researches the information-seeking behavior of scientists who use physical data sources within the geosciences such as cores, cuttings, fossils, and other specimens.

Princeville Partners with Design Team to Limit Future Flooding

August 28, 2017

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.

Stunning Mosaics Tell of Legend and Real Life

August 25, 2017

A team of specialists and students led by UNC archaeologist Jodi Magness has uncovered additional mosaic scenes in the Late Roman synagogue at Huqoq, an ancient Jewish village in Israel’s Lower Galilee.

Woman in Science: Blossom Damania

August 23, 2017

Blossom Damania is the vice dean for research and Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor within the UNC School of Medicine. Her research focuses on the biological mechanism behind cancer-causing viruses.

Georgia’s Pre-K Students Sustain Progress in First Grade

August 22, 2017

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.

Sea Turtle Satellite Tag Tracking

August 22, 2017

How are sea turtles using the Gulf Stream? Researchers from the UNC Coastal Studies Institute and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) work together to find out.