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Bold Moves

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

  • A collage of pharmacy tools, including weights, a scale, jars and a doctor's bag.

    Tools of the trade

    In celebration of the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy's 125th anniversary, Robert Shrewsbury, an associate professor at the school, examines artifacts collected by the school over the years to retrace the history of the field and its advancements.

  • Angela Nguyen on the field in Kenan Stadium.

    Dream job, dream degree

    Carolina has helped Angela Nguyen realize her career and academic goals. At age 45, this first-generation college student will walk across the Winter Commencement stage, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in religious studies.

  • Saroja Voruganti in her lab.

    The optimistic nutritionist

    Saroja Voruganti uses genetics to improve people’s nutrition — and she’s helping the next generation of scientists do the same.

  • People standing in a garden.

    Plants meet prose in this Carolina English class

    Carolina professor Marc Cohen works to make his assignments immersive and experiential, including the course’s most recent collaborative unit on non-native, invasive plants with the North Carolina Botanical Garden.

  • Two students sitting in a meadow.

    Crouching researcher, hidden sparrow

    Four students spent their summer in Colorado stalking Lincoln’s sparrows in search of answers to fundamental biological questions.

  • People exercising in a gym.

    Power hour

    Associate Professor Kara Hume coaches Power Hour, a fully inclusive adaptive fitness class for young adults with autism and other developmental disabilities. A new fund for faculty in the UNC School of Education is empowering Hume to pilot a study to examine the social and health impacts of Power Hour.

  • Students meeting.

    ‘A great step forward’ with Líder

    A collaboration between the Carolina Latinx Center and UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, the Líder program is empowering Latinx college students to become leaders.

  • Collage of two photos: one a black an white of Carolina's early computers. The second a server room.

    7 decades of difference: Carolina’s 1st computer and its current cluster

    A computing pioneer, Carolina installed the UNIVAC 1105 to process data for the 1960 U.S. Census. Today, its primary computing cluster, the Longleaf, supports thousands of research endeavors.