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Focus Carolina: Jessica Lee

Dr. Jessica Lee is the Demeritt Distinguished Professor and chair of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry in the Adams School of Dentistry at Carolina. As a board-certified pediatric dentist, her primary research interests are in infant oral health, access to dental care for young children and health services research. She also explores innovative treatments for […] ... Read More

Focus Carolina: Bo Li

As assistant professor of chemistry in the College of Arts & Sciences, Bo Li and the scientists in her lab are trying to unlock the hidden chemistry of bacteria for use in new antibiotics. Her research uses genomic-guided techniques to identify possibly therapeutic properties of bacteria, which could lead to new treatments for infectious diseases […] ... Read More

Graduate students essential to University’s research and teaching

The Graduate School at Carolina encompasses more than 80 academic programs offering more than 160 different graduate degrees. The 11,000 graduate students who make up 37% of the student body are essential to Carolina, providing the work-force behind a more than $1 billion research enterprise and teaching undergraduates with enthusiasm and creativity. In this Q&A, Dean […] ... Read More

2019 University Teaching Awards

Recipients of the 2019 University Teaching Awards talk what it takes to be a good professor, what they have learned from their students, and something about themselves their students would be surprised to find out. ... Read More

Three from Carolina elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Three faculty members from Carolina — Kathleen M. Harris, Jodi Magness and Bryan L. Roth— have been elected into the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. Harris (sociology) and Magness (religious studies) are in UNC’s College of Arts & Sciences. Roth (pharmacology) is in the UNC School of Medicine. The academy announced the election of its 2019 fellows on April […] ... Read More

Meeting biomedical and health challenges of the state

The School of Medicine began 140 years ago with 37 medical students and a two-year curriculum, born in the spirit of service that still guides its faculty, staff and students today.  ... Read More

Leadership in transition

Leslie Parise steps down as faculty chair Leslie Parise announced March 25 that she will step down as faculty chair by the end of this semester. Parise, who is also chair of the biochemistry and biophysics department in the School of Medicine, served as chair of the faculty for the past two years. “In balancing […] ... Read More

Focus Carolina: Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody

Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody is the Ray M. Hayworth and Family Distinguished Professor of Mood and Anxiety Disorders and an associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry of the School of Medicine. She is the founder and director of the UNC Perinatal Psychiatry Program of the UNC Center for Women’s Mood Disorders. She serves as the […] ... Read More

Making their mark on Carolina

During Women’s History Month, the Gazette recognizes just a few of the University’s female faculty and staff who have made a difference on campus and beyond through leadership, research, teaching, public service and mentoring other women. ... Read More

Brain stimulation improves depression symptoms, restores brain waves

A specific kind of electrical brain stimulation holds the promise of treating people diagnosed with major depression. ... Read More