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Investing in the Future of Sustainable Business

August 11, 2021

Carolina junior Nishitha Karumuri, from Charlotte, North Carolina, was raised in an environmentally conscious home. She learned to recycle, shop sustainably and keep her showers to five minutes. After arriving at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, she … Read more

A New Device for Saving Lives

July 6, 2021

Outside her home in Lusaka, Zambia, a mother proudly gazes down at her two newborns. The woman and her twins were cared for at the Kamwala District Health Center, one of two sites where Carolina faculty members conduct joint research … Read more

Giving the Gift of Global Education

June 11, 2021

Bill Ross surprised his wife, Susan Gravely, with a donation to Carolina study abroad scholarships. Susan Gravely ’73, ’79 (M.S.R.A.), a UNC-Chapel Hill alumna with a master’s degree in education, grew up in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, where her father, … Read more

Analyzing Ancient Animal Remains

June 11, 2021

From around the 14th century B.C., the steady buzz of everyday urban life reverberated within the city walls of ancient Hattusa, the Bronze Age capital of the Hittite Empire in modern-day Turkey. Craftspeople fashioned clothing and jewelry for elites, cattle … Read more

Creating a Destination For African Art

September 16, 2020

Reggie and Celeste Hodges have a vision that the Triangle will become a destination for African art, and that the Ackland Museum of Art will be a part of that. “And we would like to be a part of that,” Reggie stressed. … Read more

Going to the Source

April 22, 2020

When two UNC-Chapel Hill applied mathematicians realized the beautiful holy lakes of the Himalayas could be a crystal ball into climate change, a confluence of can-do colleagues and a $25,000 grant offered a meaningful glimpse into global warming. In their … Read more

Tiny Particles, Big Discoveries

April 21, 2020

“Millions of people in the world breathe dangerously polluted air. What excites me most about my research is that I’m doing something that makes a real impact on society.” Whether Will Vizuete is investigating pollution caused by wildfires in the … Read more

Preparing Global Leaders

February 26, 2020

UNC-Chapel Hill offers an array of programs, internships and educational opportunities that prepare students for life in an interconnected world, help them succeed in a global economy and encourage them to address complex issues. Here are a few ways Carolina … Read more