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Woman in Science: Rima Janusziewicz

April 11, 2018

Rima Janusziewicz is a PhD student in the Department of Chemistry studying a more effective way to 3-D print objects called continuous liquid interface production and how that method aids application development for the life sciences.

Chemistry at Carolina: Two Centuries Forever Young

April 11, 2018

In April, UNC Chemistry celebrates its 200th birthday. A key secret to reaching this venerable milestone and achieving an international reputation has been to invest in generations of promising young scientists and to provide them with the tools they need to thrive.

NC Policy Collaboratory Grants Support GenX Research

April 9, 2018

The grants will fund three projects that will evaluate emerging contaminants in private wells, develop an easy-to-read paper test to indicate a presence of GenX, and identify ways to address monitoring needs for detection of contaminants.

Management Issues May Impair Affordable Housing

April 6, 2018

Over 8 million people in the United States are using over 50 percent of their income for housing that is overcrowded or not up to code according to Bill Rohe, the director of urban and regional studies at UNC.

Woman in Science: Ling Lin

April 4, 2018

Junior Ling Lin is an undergraduate researcher within the UNC College of Arts & Sciences focused on developing novel antiplatelet therapeutics to inhibit blood clot formation and prevent the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Why Protests Are on the Rise Nationwide

April 2, 2018

When people want change, they often turn to lawmakers, but UNC sociologist Kenneth Andrews says people are taking to the streets because they don’t feel like their voices are being heard.

Polymers that Mimic Chameleon Skin

April 2, 2018

An international team of researchers, led by UNC chemist Sergei Sheiko, has produced a biocompatible synthetic material that behaves like biological tissues and changes color when it changes shape — like chameleon skin.

Well Said: The 1918 Flu

March 29, 2018

In this week’s podcast, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health professor Ralph Baric discusses the impact of the 1918 flu and the developments made in the past 100 years to respond to the next outbreak.

Woman in Science: Haley Moser

March 28, 2018

Haley Moser is a senior within the UNC College of Arts & Sciences utilizing geographic data to identify the spread and level of nutrients and contamination within waterbodies after a major weather event like a hurricane.

Why It’s So Hard to Hear Negative Feedback

March 28, 2018

A working paper from UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School’s Bradley Staats and researchers at Harvard says we sometimes go so far as to reshape our social networks in the office to avoid people who tend to give us negative feedback.