• map of US showing states Go NAPSACC is in

    Eight States to Join UNC’s Go NAPSACC Program

    In 2019, Go NAPSACC — a UNC-developed online tool to help child care programs create environments for healthy eating and physical activity in children — will be in 20 states working to improve the health of young kids.

  • Observed population growth patterns, as captured by the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2014 population estimates, reveal that population growth was even more uneven than projected.

    N.C. Population Gains on Track for Extra Seat in U.S. House

    The U.S. Census Bureau estimated that N.C. experienced a 1.1 percent population growth in the last year. If this trend continues, Carolina Demography Director Rebecca Tippett says the state will be on track to pick up the extra seat in Congress.

  • Alyssa Grube

    Woman in Science: Alyssa Grube

    UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health PhD student Alyssa Grube researches antibiotic-resistant genes in the Galápagos Islands to better understand the effects of human-caused pollution on bacterial communities.

  • Carolina epidemiology professor Sharon Weir

    Want to Prevent AIDS? Look at Places, Not People

    While many methods focus on at-risk groups, one UNC researcher wanted to focus on places where HIV transmission is likely to occur, reaching communities that traditional AIDS prevention efforts miss while shielding people from stigma.

  • Randa Radwan

    Randa Radwan Named Director of UNC Highway Safety Research Center

    Randa Radwan has been named director of the UNC Highway Safety Research Center, making her the fifth director and first woman to lead one of the nation’s most renowned transportation safety research centers.

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