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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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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, … Continued

Battling Blood-Suckers with Data

October 26, 2021

“The ticks just hop right on,” Dr. Ross Boyce says about a research colleague dragging a large flannel cloth across a Chatham County, North Carolina, forest floor to collect ticks. It’s a startling sight that illustrates why North Carolina is … Continued

The Triple Trauma of Refugees

September 20, 2021

Afghan refugees are coming to the Triangle, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Social Work is ready to help them. Durham and Raleigh are among the cities that the State Department chose for resettlement of … Continued