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The 21st-Century Professoriate is collaborative, creative and committed to serving the people of our state and beyond. They are high-achieving, interdisciplinary scholars pursuing high-potential, high-reward research with a global reach.

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Ronit Freeman holds a coronavirus model
Health

Developing a Sweeter COVID-19 Test

Carolina researchers have designed a rapid sensing COVID-19 test using sugar to take advantage of the virus’s sweet tooth.

Librarian holding the Highlander video tape.
Research

Fire Fighters

When an arsonist tried to destroy a storied social justice center, the staff at Wilson Library made sure its archive would live on.

Martin Brinkley (left) and Gregory Characklis (center) are named Kenan Distinguished Professors and Chris Clemens (right) is named a Chancellor’s Eminent Professor of Convergent Science in the College of Arts & Sciences.
Faculty Support

Recognizing Outstanding Professors

Carolina names 68 distinguished professors.

Yesenia Pedro Vicente
Alumni

Diversity of Voices

The Graduate School celebrates Latinx Heritage Month.

Admiral Dennis Blair sitting in chair in an office
Leadership

9/11’s Legacy

Admiral Dennis Blair shares his perspective of the events surrounding 9/11.

Checking blood pressure
Health

Conducting Prevention Research

New study to help patients avoid a second stroke

Doctor showing patient an x-ray of teeth.
Research

Improving Patient Care

FDA clears new 3D dental x-ray device based on UNC research.

Noel Brewer smiling headshot
Faculty Support

A Prestigious Professorship

Noel Brewer named Distinguished Professor in Public Health at UNC Gillings School.

Kent and Park Portraits, side by side
Health

Providing Vital Support

Aiding the family and friends who provide crucial support for patients with cancer.