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Going global

Carolina will rise faster and farther as a global university by collaborating with its six strategic partners around the world. ... Read More

Inventor of the Year Mark Schoenfisch makes NO the optimistic answer

Mark Schoenfisch has turned his passion for researching the molecule nitric oxide (NO) into medical inventions that can save lives by detecting deadly infections and improve the lives of people with diabetes and cystic fibrosis. ... Read More

Winners Selected for UNC Creativity Hubs Inaugural Awards

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

Lineberger’s Griffith elected into National Academy of Sciences

Griffith is a member of the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and Kenan Distinguished Professor in the School of Medicine Department of Microbiology and Immunology and Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics. ... 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

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

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

Capturing community history

From textile mills to the state’s mental hospital, a team of Carolina's faculty, students and staff are engaging with North Carolina communities to tell their own complicated stories. ... Read More

Clean Tech Summit shows path to a green global economy

“North Carolina is poised to be a national hub of clean technology for the country and the world,” said Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Bob Blouin. ... Read More