Concussion? Now there’s an app

To help athletes, coaches and parents better understand potential head injuries, Jason Mihalik looked no farther than the palm of his hand. Mihalik, assistant professor of exercise and sports science, helped create a smart phone app to gauge if someone has had a concussion.

U.S. News ranks numerous graduate schools, programs

Carolina appears on several lists of schools, degree programs and specialty areas ranked by U.S. News & World Report for its 2013 “America’s Best Graduate Schools.” They include top 10 rankings in medicine, pharmacy, clinical psychology, social work and business.

iContact began with two undergrads and a great idea

iContact, an email and social marketing company recently acquired in a $164 million deal, started as an idea nurtured by Aaron Houghton and Ryan Allis, both then UNC undergraduates.

NCAA levies sanctions against football program

The NCAA has levied additional sanctions on the football program beyond those imposed by the University. Campus leaders say it’s time to accept the penalties and move on.

Thorp appointed to new homeland security council

Chancellor Holden Thorp is among 19 U.S. higher education leaders named to a new Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council created by the Department of Homeland Security.

Protein complex affects cell movement, response to cues

A UNC research team has explained for the first time how a long-studied protein complex affects cell migration and how external cues affect cells’ ability to migrate.

Singing creates ‘a bond between people’

For Terry Rhodes, music is more than a way to make a living. It is a way of life. Somehow, she finds a way to make music an integral part of almost everything she does.

UNC leads nation with 2 more Luce Scholar winners

Seniors Amber Koonce and Cody Poplin have become Carolina’s latest Luce Scholars and will spend a year living and learning in Asia. UNC leads the nation with 33 winners since 1974.

Follow the Heels during the NCAA tourney

Keep up with Tar Heel basketball during March Madness and the run for the national title as a #1 seed in the Midwest regional. The Department of Athletics website includes NCAA tournament updates, highlights, a Twitter feed and more.
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