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The P’urhépecha Podcasts

April 15, 2021

Through community radio and podcasts, Maria Gutierrez strives to preserve her ancestral language and identity — that of an indigenous people from Michoacán, Mexico, called the P’urhépecha. Maria Gutierrez is descended from the P’urhépecha, an indigenous group from a region along … Continued

Research UNCovered: Anthony Charles

March 3, 2021

Anthony Charles is the director of global surgery for the Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases and the Oliver Rowe distinguished professor of surgery in the UNC School of Medicine. He works to reduce barriers to surgical access and … Continued

Setting a Field Alight

November 12, 2020

From a young age, students are introduced to new concepts through textbooks: kindergarten alphabet workbooks that forge connection in language, fifth grade social studies textbooks to introduce state histories and governments, dense volumes of AP Chemistry reactions, a college student’s … Continued

2020 Hettleman Prizes Awarded to Exceptional Early-Career Faculty

September 17, 2020

The annual Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prizes for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement have been awarded to four promising faculty members who exemplify groundbreaking and innovative research along with future career promise. The late Phillip Hettleman, a member of the Carolina … Continued

During a Pandemic, Strong Public Policy Can Save Lives

May 5, 2020

When it comes to a country’s ability to prevent, detect, and respond to infectious disease, strong public health policy can mean the difference between life or death for millions. Benjamin Mason Meier, a professor in the Department of Public Policy at … Continued

Parenting in an Increasingly Diverse World

September 5, 2018

Multicultural dynamics. Economic disparities. LGTBQ subtleties. Single-parent prevalence. Diversification of the American family is happening at an unprecedented rate, and while awareness of this increased diversity rises, research for what impact it has on parenting adolescents has been limited. A … Continued