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The Sunday School Teacher Turned Skeptic: Meet Bart Ehrman

March 7, 2018

UNC religious studies professor Bart Ehrman is regarded as one of the world’s most influential New Testament scholars, but after publishing his first book designed for the masses, his reputation expanded into many American households.

Woman in Science: Nena Peragallo Montano

March 7, 2018

Nena Peragallo Montano is the dean of and professor within the UNC School of Nursing. Her research focuses on health disparities in HIV prevention among Latinos, as well as translating research into best practice within the community.

For Black Men, Being Tall Increases Threat Stereotyping

February 28, 2018

Height amplifies already problematic perceptions of threat in black men, which can lead to harassment and even injury, according to a new study by two Department of Psychology and Neuroscience researchers.

Woman in Science: Elizabeth Wayne

February 28, 2018

Elizabeth Wayne is a postdoctoral fellow in the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Her research focuses on using nanomedicine to manipulate the natural behavior of immune cells for the delivery of therapeutics.

Autism Clearinghouse Raises Money to Expand Research

February 23, 2018

The Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute’s National Clearinghouse for Autism Evidence and Practice is raising money to expand its research on how to support and teach children with autism.

Woman in Science: Allison Mathews

February 21, 2018

Allison Mathews is a postdoctoral fellow within the UNC Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases. Her research focuses on the use of crowdsourcing to engage the public in helping solve critical health problems related to HIV cure research and testing.

What Helps a New Driver? More Driving.

February 20, 2018

Although many people point fingers to irresponsibility as the cause of car accidents with teenage drivers, the real culprit is lack of experience, according to UNC Highway Safety Research Center researcher Robert Foss.