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Asian American Center Comes to Carolina, Virtually

September 8, 2020

Thursday is a big day for Asian Americans at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. That’s when the University’s largest ethnic community opens its long-awaited Asian American Center, with a director, a website, online programming and a $5 … Continued

HIV and Coronavirus

July 2, 2020

David Margolis knows viruses. He has spent his career working to eradicate the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which causes AIDS. The Sarah Graham Kenan Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology, and Epidemiology at the UNC School of Medicine, Margolis directs … 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

Excavating the Past to Serve the Future

June 2, 2020

Even after 50 years in the field as an archaeologist, Steve Davis still considers a Native American cooking jar he unearthed as a Carolina undergraduate in 1973 the most important find of his career. The artifact is now one of … Continued

How the COVID-19 Pandemic Plunged Global Oil Prices

May 6, 2020

Stephen Arbogast, professor of the practice of finance at Kenan-Flagler Business School, spent 32 years working at Exxon and now teaches the business of energy to MBA students each year. The Well sat down with Arbogast (over Zoom) to learn … Continued

Olympic Dreams Deferred

May 5, 2020

In 1979, Sue Walsh swam the fastest 100-meter backstroke in the world. Today, Walsh is the Ram’s Club Associate Executive Director of Scholarship and Legacy Gifts. Back then she graduated high school a year early to train for the 1980 … Continued

Guskiewicz Announces UNC COVID-19 Research Accelerator Fund

April 27, 2020

Chancellor Kevin M. Guskiewicz announced the establishment of the UNC COVID-19 Research Accelerator Fund on April 24. The fund will provide support to Carolina’s critical research teams focused on COVID-19 testing, treatment and prevention. While many continue to shelter in place to … Continued