he UNC System’s six historically minority-serving institutions have each received a new mobile freezer capable of safely storing and transporting COVID-19 vaccine vials. These six freezers represent the first of 62 scheduled to arrive in the state in the coming months as part of Operation Deep Freeze.
Discussions in the humanities – from philosophy and religion, to history and politics – guide our most crucial decisions, on a global scale and in very personal ways. They determine our understanding of ourselves and others, and how our communities build relationships and make progress. They shape our worlds.
An East Carolina University team in the Brody School of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine has received a $1.2 million federal grant to expand telehealth-based mental health services in North Carolina.
A team of undergraduate, graduate and faculty researchers in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University won a highly competitive $449,052 grant from the Department of the Navy’s HBCU/MI program to collaborate with the Navy on improving radio frequency (RF) communication systems.
Diversifying research is crucial, not only for the benefit of the young scholars entering various fields, but for the disciplines themselves, says Dr. Lee Phillips, director of UNC Greensboro’s Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creativity Office.
85 UNC System research projects focus on treatment, community testing, and prevention of COVID-19, with the goal of providing new data and information to help lawmakers and policymakers guide the state’s pandemic response.
North Carolina Central University has received a $330,000 grant from the Minority Serving Institutions STEM Research and Development Consortium (MSRDC) to assist in developing new risk-assessment tools for the Department of Homeland Security.
UNC Charlotte is one of several institutions nationwide to invest in campus-based wastewater testing. However, as North Carolina’s urban research university, situated in the state’s largest city, the University is uniquely positioned to draw on interdisciplinary scientific expertise to address this worldwide health crisis on campus and community levels.