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The kids are not alright

A Carolina researcher is dedicated to improving the well-being of youths who take care of their parents and siblings. ... Read More

Winners Selected for UNC Creativity Hubs Inaugural Awards

Carolina research teams span disciplines to fight obesity and advance water purification. ... Read More

Priority order

"One of my key areas of concentration was to build a high-performing, collaborative cabinet committed to guiding the daily work of our University while we also created our path into the future," said Chancellor Carol L. Folt. ... Read More

Ronald Mangum, developer of peer support specialist program, has few peers

"I don’t know what it’s like to live under a bridge. I don’t know what it’s like to be in a mental institution. These men and women who are certified do, and they can show them that there is a different way," said Ronald Mangum. ... Read More

Two centuries: forever young

"Since the beginning, people have always been the calling card of our department, and their collegiality and shared sense of purpose make Carolina chemistry unique," said department chair Jeffrey Johnson. ... Read More

Carolina receives $10 million commitment from Pope Foundation

Art Pope, chair of the John William Pope Foundation, spoke at the April 23 announcement of the girt, which will support a combination of core areas where Carolina excels: cancer research, multidisciplinary and innovative thinking, excellence in sport and serving the state’s citizens. ... Read More

Campus celebrates the planet with Earth Day Fair

Students, faculty and staff participated in several activities in support of the environment at the Earth Day Fair on April 18 on campus. ... Read More

Carolina People: Shane Doolan

The commander of the UNC U.S. Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, born on a banana plantation in Jamaica, joined the Army as soon as he became a U.S. citizen. ... Read More

Chemistry professor develops polymers that mimic chameleon skin

Chemistry professor Sergei Sheiko has produced a biocompatible synthetic material that behaves like biological tissues and changes color when it changes shape—like chameleon skin. ... Read More

Carl Ernst connects Carolina to the Middle East

For Carl Ernst, Islamic studies is about much more than studying the languages and cultures of the Middle East—it’s about fostering a much-needed awareness of an area of the world with which many people in the United States are unfamiliar. ... Read More