Recently, the UN World Food Program was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for its humanitarian efforts. Some 7,000 miles away at UNC Pembroke, Physics Professor Steven Singletary found satisfaction knowing that his ingenuity is helping feed thousands of Sudanese facing starvation.
Through the largest grant in the University’s history, a pair of researchers from the UNC Charlotte Cato College of Education are expanding their national effort to improve employment, education and community integration for students and youth with disabilities.
Some of the most exciting scientific work in North Carolina isn’t taking place in sterilized labs. It’s unfolding on trails and in backyards, conducted by K-8 children participating in The NC Arboretum’s ecoEXPLORE program.
The North Carolina mountains are a corridor along the “Butterfly Highway,” an annual migration route of monarch butterflies from the eastern United States and Canada to Mexico, with Western Carolina University a frequent stop along the way.
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.
The University of North Carolina System has announced that it is helping promote the statewide rollout of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) contact tracing application, built on Apple and Google technology.
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.