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  • A reason to celebrate

    We have a lot of great things to say about the nation’s oldest public university, but here are just a few reasons to celebrate Carolina this University Day.

  • Well Said: The precision medicine revolution

    On this week’s podcast, biostatistics professor Michael Kosorok explains what precision medicine is and how it could have a significant impact on human health.

  • Transforming a lab into a mini mart

    Researchers from the Gillings School of Global Public Health have created the UNC Mini Mart to examine how various obesity-prevention policies work in a realistic setting.

  • Reinventing transitional care

    Nursing professor Mark Toles discovers his knack for entrepreneurship through his passion for transitional care.

  • The allergist dad

    When his young son had an allergic reaction to peanut butter, Dr. Edwin Kim changed his focus to research, searching for treatments to protect other kids against severe allergic reactions to peanuts.

  • Tuned into neuroscience

    There are a host of ways neuroscientists can study the brain. Some analyze its chemistry, others its structure. Carolina's Flavio Frohlich examines its electrical system and investigates how miscommunication in these signals can play a role in psychiatric illnesses.

  • Prized possessions

    As first-year students packed their bags for Carolina, many made sure to bring at least one thing that holds special value to them. A few students took a little time out of unpacking on campus to talk about what they brought from home.

  • Why this singer chose Carolina over fame in Thailand

    Not many college applications have a resume quite like Jordan Epley’s, which includes competing on Thailand's "The Voice," opening for a Nelly concert and playing in the junior NBA. But after all that, coming to Carolina is still her dream.