Bold Moves

Topple a paradigm. Uncover the unknown. Bold moves presume nothing – except innovation.

  • The head and the heart

    Todd Cohen and Jonathan Schisler — a neuroscientist and heart researcher — began working together in 2016 after meeting for coffee in Marsico Hall. By combining their expertise in protein studies, they strive to develop a potential treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.

  • A stitch in time

    Most of what you see at a theatrical performance can’t be purchased in a store. Each piece is specifically designed, created and modified for the actor who will wear it on stage. What does that involve? Just ask the team at the PlayMakers Repertory Company costume shop.

  • Well Said: It’s OK to have seconds

    On this week’s podcast, research assistant professor Andrew Hardaway shares why it’s OK to loosen up your belt on Thanksgiving and go back for seconds.

  • Well Said: Learning and teaching investigative reporting

    On this week’s episode, alumna Nikole Hannah-Jones explains how she learned investigative reporting at Carolina and why she’s coming back to train more journalists.

  • Mending broken hearts

    Heart disease is the number-one killer in the U.S. — but what if there was a way to regenerate healthy heart cells? Cue Li Qian, who received the 2019 Hettleman Prize for Scholarly and Artistic Achievement for her groundbreaking work in cardiac reprogramming.

  • Well Said: The collective memories of 1619

    On this week’s episode, Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History Director Joseph Jordan shares details about the center’s 1619 Collective Memory(ies) project.

  • 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.