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Finding a Way

November 11, 2020

The director of UNC Project-China, a research and service collaboration between the University and Chinese partner institutions, has learned to adapt and stay flexible amid the global pandemic. UNC is one of the top research universities in the country, and … 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

Research Shows Diversity Drives Value, Innovation

October 22, 2020

Immigrant inventors produce more patents than native U.S. citizens, among other key findings, according to a new Entrepreneurship Center report. Carolina’s latest addition to the must-read list for entrepreneurs and innovators focuses on the value of diversity in team-building. In … Continued

An Unprecedented Class

October 20, 2020

The entering class of 2020 reflects the diversity and strengths of students facing a first semester like no other. The University welcomed 5,303 students as the entering class of 2020 for an unprecedented first semester. The 4,444 first-year and 859 … Continued

Somos Carolina. We Are Carolina.

October 15, 2020

As Latinx Heritage Month comes to an end on Oct. 15, five Carolina employees with heritages and traditions from different countries tell their stories. One risked prison by defecting to the U.S. One immigrated with two children and $150 in … Continued

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