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Illuminating facts about the coming solar eclipse

On Aug. 21, the continental United States will experience a total eclipse of the sun. Astronomer Chris Clemens offers a primer on how to watch the coming solar eclipse safely and why this one is special. ... Read More

Beyond city limits

Why do some neighborhoods lack access to municipal services? And how does this affect families? UNC public health researchers found answers testing well water in Wake County. ... Read More

Excavations yield stunning mosaics in ancient Galilean synagogue

Latest season of Huqoq excavations led by Carolina professor Jodi Magness brings to light the richest, most diverse collection of mosaics ever discovered in an ancient synagogue. ... Read More

Folt takes a deep dive into Galapagos research

On her recent trip to Ecuador and the Galápagos Islands, Chancellor Carol L. Folt dived (literally) into the research Carolina faculty and staff and their collaborators at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito are conducting. "For a biologist, it doesn't get much better," she said. ... Read More

Elizabeth Frankenberg to lead Carolina Population Center

Elizabeth Frankenberg became director of the Carolina Population Center (CPC) on July 1. ... Read More

Out of Africa

To understand just how Carolina’s faculty and researchers are impacting lives around the world, Chancellor Carol L. Folt traveled almost 8,000 miles to Zambia, Malawi and Kenya. ... Read More

Brotherly love, no matter what

Carolina undergraduate Austin Ludwig is part of SPARK, an ambitious research project in collaboration with the UNC TEACCH Autism Program, aiming to sequence the genomes of 50,000 people with autism, as well as immediate family members. He hopes the research will help millions of people, including his younger brother. ... Read More

Folt lays out bold vision for Carolina’s future

In its entire 223-year history, Carolina has never had one overarching vision to guide its growth — until now. Chancellor Carol L. Folt shared that vision — The Blueprint for Next — with University community members who packed a room at the Carolina Inn earlier this year. ... Read More

China Scholarship Council inks first-of-its-kind agreement with UNC pharmacy school

The China Scholarship Council has signed a memorandum of understanding with the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy to provide financial assistance for Chinese students studying pharmacy and the pharmaceutical sciences. ... Read More

At welcome, new dental school dean Scott De Rossi says, “I’m home”

New dean’s vision for dental school is "to move beyond excellence." ... Read More