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  • Ahmad Isaac kneeling in a creek.

    RUNC: Ahmad Isaac

    Ahmad Isaac is a sophomore majoring in earth, marine, and environmental sciences and a Chancellor’s Science Scholar within the UNC College of Arts and Sciences. He studies sediment transport in rivers and streams.

  • Creating community in the classroom

    Professor and chair of women’s & gender studies Ariana Vigil teaches and conducts research in Latina/o literature, militarization and gender and sexuality.

  • UNC NORC receives funding to support trans-NORC DEI initiative

    This administrative supplement will enable the development of a range of DEI and accessibility-focused adaptations to the Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC) central website to provide resources to researchers, including an online job board focused on early career and DEI opportunities.

  • Applications open for Fellowship for Exploring Research in Nutrition

    The paid summer fellowship will provide rising third- and fourth-year undergraduate students, including those from groups that have been shown to be underrepresented in health-related research, the opportunity to engage in food policy research.

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Week

    Hosted by the University Office for Diversity and Inclusion and the Carolina Union Activities Board and Student Life & Leadership, this campus-wide initiative honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., his legacy, and his ideals.

  • Nathan Kelete surrounded by wires and technology.

    Research UNCovered

    Nathan Kelete wants to use computer science to improve lives. The sophomore spent this past summer studying toxic air exposure, but hopes to ultimately use artificial intelligence and machine learning to solve problems.

  • Equity and inclusion guiding engagement principles

    The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute’s Advisory Panel on Patient Engagement has developed the Equity and Inclusion Guiding Engagement Principles, a resource aimed at furthering health equity in research activities.

  • Identity and experience — from the military to a master’s degree

    Graduate student Dailihana Alfonesca uses creative writing as a way to understand and express issues of identity and trauma, both those unique to her experience and those shared by other Latina women.

  • Surviving and Thriving digital exhibit

    This is a digital version of The Graduate School’s Diversity and Student Success program pop-up exhibits that happened throughout the fall semester.

  • Portrait of Essie Torres

    A December message from DEI in research leadership

    Dear Colleagues, Happy Holidays! It has been a very busy time at OVCR. We are involved in system-level changes via the ONE UNC Clinical Research Initiative in which we are building a synergistic clinical research ecosystem that fosters increased access, … Continued