Bold Moves

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

  • Carolina Grad Student F1RSTS initiative helps students succeed

    The Graduate School's program focuses on helping students navigate the academic culture as a graduate-level scholar and thrive as advanced students.

  • A current future

    The new CURRENT ArtSpace + Studio is a 7,000 square-foot space located in the new Carolina Square on Franklin Street and it aims to foster a connection between the campus and community through art.

  • A prescription for fruits and veggies

    Researchers will track changes in patient diet and biometric measures, as well as the impact on farmers—the revenue and risks associated with the program.

  • Winning brackets

     Dr. Ching-Chang Ko and graduate student Christina Bonebreak Jackson are forming a company based on Jackson's work on 3-D printing in orthodontics.

  • Go with the flow

    Streambeds act as natural water filters by trapping particles and pollutants. To better understand the dynamics of these small yet complex systems, a Carolina hydrologist is creating (and clogging) her own stream.

  • The gift of Sophie

    The dying wish of a teenager sparked the creation of the Be Loud! Sophie Foundation and UNC Lineberger’s Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Support Program, which has become a national leader in the movement to help young people stay true to who they are despite a cancer diagnosis.

  • Putting the ‘you’ in ‘thank you’

    Some researchers believe gratitude is a fundamental human emotion, connecting us to friends and partners who support our well-being. Two Carolina psychologists focus on the long-lasting effects of living a life full of thanks.

  • Art changes everything

    A rare collection of 17th-century European masterworks, including seven Rembrandts, donated by Carolina alumnus Sheldon Peck and his wife, Leena, is already part of an art class.