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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

New Asian American Center Opens

August 30, 2021

The center, led by Heidi Kim of the department of English and comparative literature, gives students, faculty and staff of Asian descent a place to call their own. When she was growing up, Selina Shi threw away the Chinese tea … Continued

Fires and Floods Sweep the Globe

August 26, 2021

This summer we’ve watched extreme weather events unfold around the world, including devastating wildfires in the Western United States, unprecedented flooding in Central Europe and a deadly heat wave in the Pacific Northwest. When the ash stops flying and waters … Continued

Insight into Afghanistan

August 25, 2021

The United States is withdrawing its troops from Afghanistan after two decades of fighting the Taliban insurgency. In the wake of this departure, the country’s Western-backed government has collapsed, the Taliban have seized control of the capital city of Kabul … Continued

Bringing the World’s Best to Carolina

August 23, 2021

Traveling thousands of miles to study or work at Carolina sometimes isn’t the hardest part of an international student or scholar’s journey to Chapel Hill. For some, the hardest part is navigating the complexities of the U.S. immigration system. Fortunately, … Continued