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UNC Researchers Create New Type of COVID-19 Antibody Test

June 11, 2020

UNC School of Medicine researchers Aravinda de Silva and Prem Lakshmanane and colleagues developed a COVID-19 test that pinpoints human antibodies specific to a particular part of the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein. The test can be ramped up to document past … Read more

UNC World View Partner Spotlight: Susanne Long

May 13, 2020

The Onslow County School System, headquartered in Jacksonville, NC, is home to the largest Marine Corps base on the East Coast, serving students and parents who have a variety of international experiences. Global awareness in the county, however, is not limited to … Read more

The Disease Ecologist: An Interview with Michael Emch

May 11, 2020

In late February, as the first reports of COVID-19 cases started to spring up across the country, Michael Emch was beginning a unit on emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases with 50 undergraduate students in his “Health and Medical Geography” class. “Teaching about … Read more

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 … Read more

Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Global Supply Chains

May 5, 2020

Part of the series “Viewpoints on Resilient and Equitable Responses to the Pandemic” from the Center for Urban and Regional Studies at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The COVID-19 pandemic is causing people around the world to question … Read more