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Bold Moves

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

  • Two Tar Heels help first-year students become first-aid ready

    Carolina undergraduates Kate Leo and Hannah Tuckman launched an effort to provide students with first-aid kits, streamline campus health care information and resources.

  • A masked statue of Caesar from PlayMakers Repertory Company’s production of “Julius Caesar” sits outside the Joan H. Gillings Center for Dramatic Art.

    The show must go on

    All the world’s a stage, but what happens when the world is in lockdown?

  • Packaged meat at a grocery store.

    Taking a bite out of meat allergies

    Food allergies have long baffled scientists — much is still to be learned about how they develop and why certain people are more susceptible than others. Researchers may be able to answer some of these questions by studying an unusual food allergy to mammalian meat.

  • A shark on the deck of a boat.

    The past, present and future of shark research

    The longest-running shark survey in the U.S. takes place off the coast of North Carolina. After nearly 50 years, Carolina researchers are still making discoveries.

  • Researcher works with pipettes at the lab bench

    Expecting the unexpected

    Myron Cohen has spent the past 40 years helping to recruit the most promising infectious disease experts from across the nation to build a program at Carolina that’s become a leader in HIV. That expertise is now being used to tackle COVID-19.

  • A man wearing a cochlear implant.

    Moments of clarity

    In the past, cochlear implants were employed in people with severe hearing loss, improving their ability to hear the conversations around them. But now, studies show that these devices offer benefits to patients with mild or moderate hearing loss.

  • Four people on a Zoom call.

    Carolina interns experience virtual startup summer

    A creative collaboration between UNC-Chapel Hill innovation and entrepreneurship programs connected students with startup companies looking to solve complex problems.

  • A man plays piano.

    Improvisation leads to successful Summer Jazz Workshop

    As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded, faculty members in Carolina's music department had to do a new kind of musical improvisation: move the annual, in-person Summer Jazz Workshop for students and amateur musicians entirely online.