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Updating Carolina Next

January 25, 2021

Last spring, University leaders reexamined several of the eight strategic initiatives in light of COVID-19 and heightened racial tensions. Bob Blouin and Lynn Williford discuss Carolina’s “living, breathing, evolving strategic plan.” In light of the global pandemic and heightened racial … Continued

Focus Carolina: Elizabeth Frankenberg

December 7, 2020

Elizabeth Frankenberg, director of the Carolina Population Center, is using what she learned studying the effects of the 2004 tsunami in Indonesia to understand how communities in eastern North Carolina are affected by and respond to flooding events. She is … Continued

Focus Carolina: John Bamforth

October 26, 2020

John Bamforth oversees the Rapidly Emerging Antiviral Drug Discovery Initiative (READDI), a non-profit drug research and development organization that is part of the Eshelman Institute for Innovation at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The mission: to find … Continued

Focus Carolina Special Edition: Michael Emch

June 29, 2020

Michael Emch is W.R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor of epidemiology in the Gillings School of Global Public Health and geography and a fellow at the Carolina Population Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research focuses … Continued

Focus Carolina Special Edition: Benjamin Mason Meier

June 8, 2020

Benjamin Mason Meier is an associate professor in global health policy who works in the UNC department of public policy in the College of Arts & Sciences and in the department of health policy and management in the Gillings School … Continued

Focus Carolina: John Bruno

January 31, 2020

John Bruno is a marine ecologist and professor in the Department of Biology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research is focused on the impact of climate change on the ocean and marine ecosystems. His lab … Continued