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  • Nivi Ramasamy

    RUNC: Nivi Ramasamy

    Nivi Ramasamy is a senior double-majoring in neuroscience and nutrition within the College and Gillings. Her studies are twofold: she researches the neural networks implicated in psychiatric disorders and the relationship between obesity and colon cancer.

  • Gillings master’s student expands diversity program

    Through the Diversity and Student Success program, Rebekah Lim is building a stronger network and community for graduate students who identify as Asian Pacific Islander Desi American.

  • Wayana Dolan kneeling in water

    RUNC: Wayana Dolan

    Wayana Dolan is a PhD student in the UNC College of Arts and Sciences. Using satellite imagery and field data, she studies how the interactions between lakes and rivers in Arctic deltas impact lake ice cover and carbon dioxide production.

  • Boyd rethinks autism research

    The most recent work by Brian Boyd, the interim director of Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute and education professor, focuses on Black families’ experiences.

  • She teaches researchers to see deeper

    As director of the UNC Neuroscience Microscopy Core, Michelle Itano teaches researchers how to take complex images of specimens and other microscopic objects and assists them with data analysis.

  • Powering up educational research

    In Nianbo Dong’s pursuit of applied quantitative methods and tools, he seeks out the toughest challenges of fellow scholars and provides new, rigorous ways to ensure high-impact research benefits the most diverse students.

  • Rooted: Travis Albritton

    Travis Albritton is the associate dean for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the School of Social Work. He has been contributing to research at Carolina for 15 years.

  • Gabriel Bump sitting in a book store.

    RUNC: Gabriel Bump

    Gabriel Bump is an assistant professor in the Department of English and Comparative Literature within the UNC College of Arts and Sciences. He writes novels to better understand himself and the places and people he holds dear.

  • Kelley uncovers roots of Black working class

    Blair Kelley, director of the Center for the Study of the American South, hopes to amplify the work ethic carried from enslavement to freedom.

  • How to heal a broken heart

    Graduate student Jamshaid Shahir studies the intricacies of how embryonic stem cells divide and the ramifications for what cells they turn into, which has implications for regenerative medicine.