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Student Startup Takes on Maternal Mortality

February 26, 2018

Preeclampsia, a pregnancy complication that can lead to organ failure, is the second leading cause of maternal mortality around the world — claiming the lives of 76,000 women and 300,000 babies every year. A biotechnology company founded by students at … Read more

Reception Honors ‘Noteworthy Firsts’ in Carolina’s History

October 3, 2017

When first-year Carolina student Kirstin McGinty learned that she would be the first recipient of the Karen L. Parker scholarship, she never expected to shake the hand of the woman her scholarship is named after. More than a half century separate McGinty and Parker, who was the first black woman to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Making an Impact as a Global University

July 7, 2017

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s heelprint extends far beyond the borders of North Carolina. To better understand just how Carolina’s faculty and researchers are impacting lives around the world, Chancellor Carol L. Folt traveled almost 8,000 miles to Zambia, Malawi and Kenya.

Celebración de Una Alianza Histórica

June 26, 2017

Hace poco menos de un mes, después de dar la despedida a más de 6.000 estudiantes de la Universidad de Carolina del Norte que se graduaron para emprender sus carreras profesionales, la rectora Carol L. Folt en su discurso de … Read more