RUNC: Perry Hall

September 18, 2019

UNC College of Arts & Sciences professor Perry Hall researches how music and expressive culture emerging from grassroots African American spaces shape the American perspective.

Reimagining the Internet

September 17, 2019

With leadership from researchers at RENCI, UNC will lead a $20 million project to create a platform for testing novel internet architectures that could enable a faster, more secure internet.

How to Accomplish Almost Any Goal

September 16, 2019

Psychology professor Paschal Sheeran applies his research to life advice. According to his research, we successfully achieve our goals only half the time. Here are his three steps to go from dreaming to doing.  

Gut Bacteria Feast on the Pills We Pop

September 13, 2019

Chemistry professor Matthew Redinbo discusses the fascinating world of the the gut microbiome, and how research into its interaction with drugs can inform how new medicines are created and tested. 

Living More Years Free of Heart Disease

September 13, 2019

Less TV and more activity may mean extra years free of heart disease and stroke, according to UNC Gillings School of Public Health’s Carmen Cuthbertson, whose multi-decade study was published in the Journal of the American Heart Association this week.

Examining the Literature of Hate

September 13, 2019

Danielle Christmas with UNC English and Comparative Literature joined The Institute Podcast to discuss her latest book project on the literature of the contemporary American white nationalist movement .

Data drives NC fight against opioid deaths

September 13, 2019

Nabarun Dasgupta with the UNC Injury Prevention Research Center spoke with WRAL news about ARCOS, which tracks the manufacture, distribution and shipment of medication across the country.