UNC Program in Nicaragua Director Sylvia Becker-Dreps shares why she became a physician, what drew her to research childhood infectious diseases in Nicaragua, and how she unwinds when she’s not at work.
This semester, UNC senior Annie McDarris participated in a capstone class through the Environment, Ecology, and Energy Program that examined well water contamination and environmental justice in N.C.’s northern piedmont.
Knee injuries are tough, especially if that injury requires surgery. New research from biomedical engineers at UNC and NC State could help people avoid knee replacements by “bioprinting” tissues using the patient’s own cells.
When junior biology major Carly Onnink said that she wanted to experience true field research, she wasn’t kidding around. Her task? Spend two months identifying the origin of the ice in Alaska’s Juneau Icefield.
For over 200 years, generations of African Americans earned their livelihoods from Rocky Mount Mills. As it reopens as a mixed-use development, the UNC Community Histories Workshop is keeping the community’s memories alive with its digital archive.