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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

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

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

Time to get serious about nanomaterials databases

The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy administers the Nanomaterials Registry database. Professor Alex Tropsha is the steward of the registry database at Carolina. ... Read More

Making scientists

Thanks to an industry partnership with East- man and the Eastman Foundation, the BeAM makerspace program provides 3-D printer filament to students, faculty and staff free of charge— encouraging a culture of creativity at Carolina. ... Read More

Project ENABLE to train next generation of health data experts

Gov. Roy Cooper praises the new Project ENABLE partnership, a three-year, $1.6 million grant from United Health Foundation that will create the Extensible Network-Accessible Biomedical and Health Informatics Lifelong Learning Environment. ... Read More

Research office announces 7 Creativity Hubs semi-finalists

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research has chosen seven research teams to develop comprehensive proposals as part of the first round of the Creativity Hubs initiative, launched in October in support of the University’s Blueprint for Next strategic framework. Creativity Hubs are evolving virtual research networks that concentrate talent and resources on bold […] ... Read More