UNC School of Education researcher Cathi Propper has been awarded a $2.5 million National Institute of Child Health and Development grant to study the link between poverty and developing cognitive processes that facilitate learning, self-monitoring, and decision-making in children.
UNC geographer Tamlin Pavelsky collected the most comprehensive set of field measurements to date of stream width and length in the smallest streams, which will help with estimations of the total surface areas of rivers and streams across the planet.
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.
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.
Hosted by the Institute for the Environment and Kenan-Flagler Business School, the UNC Clean Tech Summit highlighted how Carolina, Research Triangle Park, and the state play a key role in leading the way to a green global economy.
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.