FPG Wins New Award for Early STEM Education Research

October 18, 2018

The FPG Child Development Institute will grow the knowledge base around STEM in early childhood through a new, five-year award, the Center for the Advancement of Early STEM Education (CAESE).

Woman in Science: Barbara Sostaita

October 17, 2018

Barbara Sostaita is a PhD student in the Department of Religious Studies within the UNC College of Arts & Sciences. Her research focuses on how sanctuary is being reimagined in response to contemporary immigration issues.

About 1,300 U.S. Communities Have Totally Lost News Coverage

October 17, 2018

It’s hardly a secret that news deserts are spreading, but just how bad is it? A study from the UNC School of Media and Journalism shows that far more U.S. communities have totally lost news coverage than previously known.

Tift Merritt and the Lyrical Language of History and Place

October 12, 2018

Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Tift Merritt has become the Community Histories Workshop Performing Artist-in-Residence, bringing a new creative energy to the transformation of the 308-acre site of Dorothea Dix Hospital.

Meet UNC Department of Surgery’s First Female Chair

October 3, 2018

Beyond carving a path as a woman in a top spot in the medical world, Melina Kibbe is also on a mission for sex equity in research, dedicated to making drugs safer for women while developing new vascular surgical technologies.

Woman in Science: Anita Brown-Graham

October 3, 2018

Anita Brown-Graham is a UNC School of Government professor focused on creating opportunities and removing barriers to work-based economic prospects, particularly for residents in distressed communities.