Bold Moves

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

  • Nancy Burton’s story includes support taken and given

    Nancy Burton began as a third-shift housekeeper at the University and worked her way up to receptionist and administrative support specialist for Housekeeping Services. Now she's being rewarded for her distinguished service.

  • Written in bone

    This three-week Maymester course teaches students about skeletal analysis and its role in contemporary forensic cases.

  • Comedy and humor

    Ethics of Stand-up Comedy is a Maymester course that examines comedy’s role in society as a form of cultural expression full of underlying ethical discussions.

  • Sea turtle secrets

    How do sea turtles navigate using Earth’s magnetic fields? To shed light on this incredible ability, doctoral student Kayla Goforth observes the orientation of their eggs — often in the middle of the night.

  • Creating a buzz on campus

    Carolina has been named a Bee Campus USA affiliate, joining more than 60 other universities working to improve their ornamental landscapes to sustain pollinators. The distinction recognizes the collective strength of educational campuses nationwide to benefit pollinators.

  • Well Said: Reshaping the future of journalism

    Teaching associate professor Kate Sheppard at the UNC School of Media and Journalism is working with students in the school’s Reese News Lab to rebuild journalism and reshape its future.

  • Transforming garbage into fashion

    Carolina senior Ana Soule and her team at the Phoenyx Project are giving new life to vinyl billboards that would otherwise end up in the dump.

  • For grad students, business basics can boost career

    The Graduate School is preparing students to take their ideas from the classroom to the workforce and the world.