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Stopping Sperm in its Tracks

August 26, 2021

Researchers from the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy have generated antibodies that can specifically target sperm, essentially stopping it in its tracks and potentially providing a new non-hormonal method of contraception.

Fires and Floods Sweep the Globe

August 26, 2021

In this Q&A, Carolina Population Center Director Elizabeth Frankenburg discusses how extreme weather events like the ones we’ve seen this summer affect the well-being of people and places and what the recovery process might look like.

Predicting Storm Surge for Tropical Storm Henri

August 25, 2021

Researchers from the Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence, RENCI, and the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences shared their storm-surge modeling expertise with the University of Rhode Island to help them improve their coastal hazards prediction system for Tropical Storm Henri … Continued

Southern Futures at Carolina Performing Arts

August 24, 2021

The Southern Future Initiative will produce works, collaborations, and research on social justice and racial equity in the American South with internationally celebrated musician Rhiannon Giddens.  

The Med-South Diet

August 24, 2021

The Mediterranean diet has been linked to health benefits including longevity and improved heart health. UNC researchers have developed the Med-South diet as part of a lifestyle program undergoing clinical trials to determine if it’s effective for long-term weight loss … Continued

Teaching Teachers About Geoscience

August 20, 2021

Thanks to a new program from the UNC Institute for the Environment, teachers from eastern North Carolina stepped out of their classrooms and into nature this summer to learn more about geoscience so they can bring that knowledge back to … Continued

Researching Salivary Gland Cancer

August 20, 2021

Antonio Amelio, an associate professor at the UNC Adams School of Dentistry and the UNC School of Medicine, will investigate the molecular mechanisms that control tumor cell differentiation in the most common type of salivary gland cancer, with the goal … Continued

Archaeology and Jesus

August 20, 2021

In this episode of “The Bible For Normal People Podcast”, Jodi Magness, a professor in the UNC College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Religious Studies, discusses how archaeology can shape our understanding of Judaism in the time of Jesus.

Improving Access to Nutritious Food

August 19, 2021

Researchers from the UNC School of Medicine and Gillings School of Global Public Health studied the effects of SuperSNAP, a supplemental nutrition assistance program that provides beneficiaries additional monthly funds so they can buy more healthful foods and positively impact … Continued

RUNC: Paige Ouimet

August 18, 2021

Through the lens of societal challenges like income inequality, gender diversity, and the opioid epidemic, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School finance professor Paige Ouimet studies how businesses impact society and how society impacts businesses.