Innovation: Inspiring Ideas, Creating Solutions, Making Tomorrow

Building bridges that bring people from different disciplines together to lend their expertise to different sides of problem-solving, inspiring a community to imagine, design and create.

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    A Student Startup For Maternal Health

    "We'd consider ourselves successful if we're able to help even a couple of people."

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    Drug delivery device toxic for tumors, not patients

    "It's an exciting approach; we hit the tumor hard with little toxicity, leaving room for other therapy."

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    Knowing No Borders

    “If I can give the world another 10 or 20 years worth of Veatrice Harris, that makes me feel pretty good.”

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    HIV: Moving the Field Ahead

    "Some felt it was irresponsible to use the word 'cure'..."

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    Kings of Chemistry

    In 1893, a discovery in a Carolina lab changed the world and the campus.

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    Building Better Brains

    Carolina scientists are finding that babies’ cognitive capabilities begin developing well before birth.