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Bold Moves

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

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    Producing films for the dome

    A team at the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center creates original films to make science engaging for thousands of viewers each year.

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    Learning behind the laughter

    In Associate Professor Michelle Robinson’s American studies Maymester course, “Comedy and Ethics,” students explored how stand-up comedy enriches American culture and sparks ethical discussions, all while making people laugh.

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    How to think like an entrepreneur

    New faculty in the Shuford Program in Entrepreneurship are bringing their backgrounds in public policy and creative teaching methods to help students learn how to think like an entrepreneur, and how to turn opportunity into possibility.

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    Carolina’s drone lab takes off

    Recently launched to provide a hub for innovative drone and sensing technologies at Carolina, CARDNL serves as a collaborative resource for faculty and student researchers to use for a host of research endeavors.

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    Where science meets solutions

    Interdisciplinary faculty research designed to tackle compelling problems is finding support from the Institute for Convergent Science in the Genome Sciences Building on campus. The goal: Expediting the research-to-marketplace pipeline.

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    Mentoring future business majors

    The Allison Mentorship Program at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School helps students from underserved and underrepresented populations prepare for business school through professional development opportunities.

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    Big Tent, one team

    How a multidisciplinary research partnership built to fight HIV, Ebola and other infectious diseases turned its people, expertise and experience to fight COVID-19.

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    In it for the long haul

    For some COVID-19 patients, the initial infection is just the start of the battle. Post-COVID syndrome occurs when a person’s symptoms continue long after their infection ends. A new clinic at Carolina hopes to not only help these patients, but also provide researchers with valuable data about this strange syndrome.