Galapagos Science Center and sustainable clothing startup Sula collaborate for conservation efforts.
Carolina sophomore co-founds CompostMates, a student organization dedicated to composting.
Carolina and Duke awarded grant to establish joint Alzheimer’s disease research center.
REACCT program funds conservation efforts in Galapagos.
A collaboration among UNC-Chapel Hill clinicians and researchers is leading the way in how we think about tracking viral variants.
Russian Flagship Program caps off successful first year.
Enhancing artificial intelligence tools for a more equitable, inclusive classroom experience.
Launch Chapel Hill accelerates business owners and entrepreneurship in the local area.
A $12.5 million gift from the Gary Sinise Foundation Avalon Network will establish THRIVE, a new clinical outreach program to treat TBI in veterans.
Carolina Covenant alumna navigates challenges facing North Carolina’s coast.
Striving to understand how changing temperatures are impacting ecosystem health through caterpillars.
Investigating beavers as a solution to urban flooding and waterway pollution.
New universal coronavirus vaccine could prevent future pandemics.
New medical devices benefit marginalized women around the globe.
In the midst of the pandemic, Carolina forged global connections and found new ways for students and faculty to collaborate with counterparts from around the world.
The Humanitarian Health Initiative leverages Carolina's global health expertise in support of humanitarian efforts around the world.
UNC-Chapel Hill and University of Zambia researchers are tackling global maternal and child health issues while providing quality services to women and children in Zambia.
UNC Health Sciences at MAHEC brings together the nation’s leading faculty and researchers in the fields of medicine, pharmacy, public health and dentistry to develop interdisciplinary approaches and innovative programs that address regional needs to improve health equity, healthy aging, alternative workforce models and access to care.
MAHEC has nurtured relationships with on-the-ground organizations in all 16-plus counties of Western North Carolina. With that existing infrastructure, plus Carolina’s world-class research and teaching expertise, UNC Health Sciences at MAHEC is well-suited to engage trusted community-based organizations and leverage statewide and national expertise to implement needed change.
Tar Heel pitcher turns a class project into an inspirational song
Carolina alumnus uses UNC Kenan-Flagler teachings and network to help hurting communities.
Federal funding is supporting vital research by Carolina scientists.
UNC Story Archive gives members of the Carolina community a chance to share their voices.
Thorp Scholar conducts research that will impact the health of an entire community.
UNC-Chapel Hill launches innovative sustainability programs thanks to new Champion Sustainability Fund.
Carolina faculty will lead Carolina’s Asian American Center and engage the community
Physician Assistant Studies students mobilize COVID-19 vaccine efforts
Former Carolina football player honored by his teammates
Carolina launches CARDNL, the University’s first Drone Lab.
Early results from a UNC Water Institute study are upending much of what we thought we knew about safe sanitation practices.
Faculty at Carolina working to address cases of “long COVID”
Carolina graduate student brings her perspectives to the nation through ESPN podcast
Within the framework of Carolina Next: Innovations for Public Good, a new comprehensive initiative is moving Carolina's sustainability efforts forward.
UNC researchers are shedding light on past hurricanes while providing the tools to predict which areas will be most vulnerable to flooding in the future.
“It is more effective to fund resilience strategies than it is to rebuild after damage occurs," said Piehler, who is leading a $2 million research study.
Interdisciplinary experts at Carolina are advancing decision-making around flooding.
Researching the intersection of environment, economics and engineering
Carolina is leading the world in clean water and sanitation efforts, according to the 2020 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings.
The ncIMPACT Initiative is partnering with myFutureNC to better align North Carolina's education system with the needs of the economy.
The $75,000 award recognizes exemplary faculty who reflect the University’s commitment to innovative engagement and outreach that addresses real-world challenges.
“There’s a lot of trauma embedded in this history.”
UNC-Chapel Hill scientists were awarded $1 million from the W.M. Keck Foundation to answer the age-old question: How did life on Earth begin?
Using machine learning to identify racist language in state laws
New initiative builds professional skills for future leaders of local governments
New space on campus will provide faculty with a collaborative place to grow their companies
A Chancellor’s Science Scholar is researching the intersection between the environment and human health.
Paving the way for generations of future Tar Heels
$8 million gift to fund speaker series in the UNC Program for Public Discourse.
New digital tool that offers county-level insight and answers
Cancer survivor kickstarts research for a cure
Using Carolina resources to solve our latest problems
Adjusting health care to be cognizant of trauma survivors
Top priority of Carolina’s strategic framework involves us all
Debt, Doubt and Dreams: Understanding the Latino College Completion Gap
Donation to support veteran housing in Tiny Homes Village
Covid-response collaborative blends data science with community wisdom
The Chancellor’s Science Scholars (CSS) program is challenging preconceptions and creating a more inclusive scientific culture.
Creating community-centered social change through music
CUBE expands its community through a new partnership
Bringing philosophy to correctional facilities
"This university is a public university that truly serves everyone, not just itself.”
“First responders and health care workers are facing a lot of challenges right now.”
“It’s so important to find a way to … make music together right now.”
See how the UNC Mobile Health Clinic is increasing access to COVID-19 testing in underserved areas — and at no cost to patients.
UNC Adams School of Dentistry and MAHEC are aligning education and public service to bring oral health care to rural populations.
The medical director of the HIV Cure Center is leading a clinical research team to conduct a large phase 3 trial for a COVID-19 vaccine.
Major gift expands access to Launch Chapel Hill innovation space
“If it makes North Carolina better, it’s worth it.”
Summer Bridge helped a pediatrician get a solid start at Carolina.
Helping prepare giant tortoises for the wild.
“Carolina is literally a lab-bench-to-bedside one-stop shop.”
Local islanders help document biological life in Galapagos
Dr. Cindy Gay shares insight about the ins and outs of COVID-19 vaccine trials in this exclusive Q&A.
An interdisciplinary team of humanities students and faculty are documenting climate change in Robeson County.
Ensuring vulnerable populations are not overlooked.
Bringing national acclaim and nanotechnology resources to our region.
Reggie and Celeste Hodges are preserving their extensive collection of African art.
Obesity linked with higher risk for COVID-19 complications
Connecting communities with access to local food during the COVID-19 pandemic
‘I’ve got to find answers.’
UNC Center for Galapagos Studies is reactivating the Galapagos economy through science, community and work.
Researching anomalies to improve the lives of many
Bringing safety and assurance that currently doesn’t exist
Ensuring access to the most advanced care
Carolina's expertise in HIV research provides hope for tackling COVID-19.
Research support to capture and disable coronavirus spikes
A $40 million award will accelerate fundamental research of the production of fuels from sunlight.
Using “mixed reality” in treating teens with suicidal thoughts and behaviors
How the structure of makerspaces encourages or inhibits participation
Funding 85 projects across 14 UNC System schools
Donation of three paintings worth $12.1 million will transform the Ackland Art Museum’s permanent collection of post-war and contemporary art.
A game-changing grant in a global pandemic
Helping frontline workers better understand the state of their own mental health
Funding the two projects with $75,000 each, the award recognizes exemplary faculty who reflect the University’s commitment to innovative engagement and outreach that addresses real-world challenges.
Useful findings on resilience and happiness
Rare book collection worth $6.2 million donated to the University Libraries
A new center at Carolina’s Institute for the Environment is helping communities better prepare and plan for hurricanes and future risks posed by climate change.
Raising money to help feed children affected by COVID-19
Limiting the transmission of COVID-19
Six UNC Hussman alumni win 2020 Pulitzer Prizes