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  • International network creates new momentum in autism research

    The Black Empowerment in Autism Network gathered for the first time at UNC-Chapel Hill to discuss ways to improve autism research for Black children and families and provide mentorship for researchers of color.

  • RUNC: Arcot Rajasekar

    Arcot “Raja” Rajasekar is a professor within the School of Information and Library Science and the chief scientist at RENCI. He develops software that connects application programs to their underlying hardware while ensuring they continue to work even when that hardware changes.

  • Laura Hanson sitting in a room by herself

    Rooted: Laura Hanson

    Laura Hanson is a professor of geriatric medicine in the School of Medicine and the medical director of the Department of Medicine’s Palliative Care and Hospice Program. She has been contributing to research at Carolina for 31 years

  • Toshi Hige

    RUNC: Toshihide Hige

    Toshihide Hige holds a joint appointment as an assistant professor in the Department of Cell Biology & Physiology within the School of Medicine and the Department of Biology within the College. He uses fruit flies to study learning and memory … Read more

  • Brian Boyd

    Rooted: Brian Boyd

    Brian Boyd is the William C. Friday Distinguished Professor in the School of Education and interim director of the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute. He has been contributing to research at Carolina for 13 years.

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ranked highly among doctoral degrees to underrepresented graduates

    Carolina has ranked among the top-five public universities in the country for doctorates awarded to Black or African American doctoral recipients for the fifth year in a row, according to the National Science Foundation’s annual Survey of Earned Doctorates.

  • Marissa Carmi

    Carmi showcases Native diversity through research

    Graduate student Marissa Carmi is contributing to research about Oneida history, identity, and sovereignty while supporting the larger narrative of Native diversity that has long been silenced.

  • 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.