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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Health & Safety

Are we prepared for the next superbug outbreak?

With federal health officials saying that this year’s flu season is now more intense than any since the 2009 swine flu pandemic and still getting worse, we had some questions for researcher Ralph Baric. ... Read More

UNC scientists take a big step toward a better opioid

"Tens of thousands of people who take opioids die every year, and so we need safer and more effective drugs for treating pain and related conditions," said Bryan Roth. ... Read More

Career Aquatic

At the end of his 40-year career at the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences, Glenn Safrit reflects on the most important lessons he has learned— and taught—in the ocean. ... Read More

Message from Chancellor Carol L. Folt on sexual harassment

Dear Carolina Community: Welcome back to campus. We hope everyone had a restful and relaxing break. As we begin 2018, we will continue to address many priorities, and none is more important than protecting the safety of our campus community. The issue of sexual harassment is on the minds of everyone, as we have watched […] ... Read More

McCall’s 29-year career mirrored the rise of UNC Health Care

Since 2013, Karen McCall has served as chief communications and marketing officer for an organization that now includes 12 hospitals. ... Read More

Carolina launches bike share program

Tar Heel Bikes offers students, faculty and staff a convenient and healthy transportation alternative for short distance trips across campus. ... Read More

Carolina creates UNC Institute for Convergent Science

The Institute for Convergent Science will allow the College of Arts & Sciences to expand the Be A Maker network beyond the BeAM space in Murray Hall. ... Read More

Collaboratory, finance center highlighted for trustees

At their September meeting, University Board of Trustees members saw the wide sweep of Carolina’s impact on North Carolina – from its established record preparing lawyers for the banking and financing industry to its expanding capacity to respond to environmental issues ranging from oyster restoration to addressing the lingering effects of Hurricane Matthew. ... Read More

Sherry Salyer: A shaper of young minds

Twenty-five years ago, Sherry Salyer left her job as a middle school health and physical education teacher to come to Carolina. Her students and colleagues in the Carolina's Department of Exercise and Sport Science are glad she did. ... 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