By testing family of COVID-positive patients regularly, UNC School of Medicine and UNC Gillings School of Public Health faculty explored how the virus is transmitted in homes. They found vaccinations lower the likelihood of others in the home getting infected … Continued
Researchers in the school of medicine are mapping pediatric inhalation interfaces to better understand how cells lining the nose, mouth and airways interact to maintain respiratory health or play roles in diseases throughout childhood thanks to funding from the Chan … Continued
On Sunday August 29th, Hurricane Ida made landfall in New Orleans as a Category 4 hurricane, but thanks to the work of UNC researcher Rick Luettich and others, the levees held and water damage was greatly minimized. ADCIRC is a computer program co-developed by Luettich and his team at the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences. It helps determine what coastal … Continued
By controlling for socio-economic status, prior-year test scores, and prior-year behavior misconduct, UNC-Chapel Hill School of Education Professor Lauren Sartain’s research explained why Chicago Public Schools give Black teachers lower performance ratings. They’re more likely to work in higher-poverty schools.
The annual Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prizes for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement have been awarded to four associate professors who exemplify groundbreaking and innovative research along with future career promise. The late Phillip Hettleman, a member of the Carolina class … Continued