Capping off a semester of hard work, students in a biological oceanography class put their lessons to the test during a two-day, hands-on field trip to the Neuse River Estuary and the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences in Morehead City.
CDC Awards HPDP $3.75 Million
The UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention receives $3.75 million CDC grant to address the challenge of scaling up the Med-South Lifestyle Program, a Mediterranean dietary pattern for a Southeastern population.
Reducing Heat-Related Illness Among High School Football Players
UNC Injury Prevention Research Center researchers complete one of the first studies examining the effectiveness of state-mandated guidelines for reducing exertional heat illness among high school football players.
Depths of Despair among U.S. Adults Entering Midlife
Indicators of despair — depression, suicidal ideation, drug use, and alcohol abuse — are rising among Americans in their late 30s and early 40s across most demographic groups, according to new research from the UNC Carolina Population Center and Vanderbilt University.
North Carolina's Leaky Educational Pipeline
The fastest-growing jobs in North Carolina now require more education. A new report from Carolina Demography and the John M. Belk Endowment examines North Carolina students’ education outcomes at public, in-state schools and indicates gaps where interventions are needed to meet the state’s increasing need for a highly trained workforce.
Mike Piehler Takes the Helm of UNC Institute for the Environment Amid Renewed Environmental Landscape at Carolina
As the new director of the UNC Institute for the Environment, Mike Piehler will draw on his lifetime of experiences as an observer, researcher, teacher, and convener to lead an environmental convergence at Carolina to new heights.
OSR Home News & Newsletters Join Mailing List The Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) is currently in the process of updating forms used by Research Administrators to improve efficiency. The first improvements are to the Budget Revisions and Institutional Prior … Continued
Due to a veto of the proposed FY 2019-2020 budget for the State of North Carolina, the annual update to fringe benefits and health insurance rates for sponsored projects has not occurred. The Office of Sponsored Research has elected to … Continued
Effective for all NIH proposals due after September 25, 2019 the HHS requirements and review considerations proposed involving the use of human fetal tissue obtained from elective abortions (HFT) has changed per NIH NOT-OD-19-128. These requirements are in addition to … Continued
When newspapers cut costs, the quality of reporting decreases — and the paper makes a profit. But is this sustainable? Check out this WRAL article, which cites studies by the School of Media and Journalism, to find out more.
Can dance help people with diabetes? An undergrad Bollywood-fusion dance group wanted to find out. Through an eight-week workshop, they worked with adults to quantitatively assess the effect of dance on body image — and found some neat results.