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Will the Russia-Ukraine War Last Forever?

January 13, 2023

As the first anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine nears on Feb. 24, neither side has shown movement toward negotiating an end to the war. An estimated 100,000 Russian soldiers and possibly an equal number of Ukrainian soldiers and civilians … Read more

Data-Driven EnviroLab Tracks Climate Action

January 10, 2023

Promises to reduce greenhouse gas emissions are often the focus at international conferences about climate change. Countries, coalitions and companies announce pledges and plans to combat climate change, but how do we judge their progress? The 27th United Nations Conference … Read more

COIL Courses Bring World to Students, Faculty

November 17, 2022

Carolina’s Collaborative Online International Learning program began in response to a global pandemic that paused international travel.  But after more than two years, COIL has grown into something much bigger and more impactful, forging educational partnerships throughout the world and diversifying the … Read more

Ukraine Musical Connections Give Context to Conflict

April 19, 2022

Many of us have been watching the war between Russia and Ukraine unfold in real time. Checking for updates on news sites, reading harrowing and heroic stories, perhaps checking in with friends and family in the affected areas via social … Read more

War in Ukraine: What Are Our Experts Saying?

March 7, 2022

In a lively 90-minute webinar, moderator Klaus Larres posed provocative questions to four Carolina experts about the topic of the day: the war in Ukraine. “This event tonight is meant to help us understand why the war in Ukraine came … Read more

The Russia-Ukraine Conflict

January 22, 2022

As tensions rise, a Carolina expert explains the global importance of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, why the U.S. is involved and how the situation may play out. If Russia invades Ukraine, it will be “the most consequential thing that has happened … Read more

A Common Antimicrobial Triggers Gut Inflammation

January 21, 2022

A new study conducted in mice demonstrates precisely how triclosan, an antimicrobial found in toothpaste, toys and thousands of other products, can trigger gut inflammation. An international team of researchers led by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, … Read more