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Bold Moves

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

  • Students practicing in the courtroom.

    Building confidence in the courtroom

    The Holderness Moot Court program at the UNC School of Law gives second-year law students a chance to practice many of the skills they’ll need to perfect as attorneys.

  • Two people looking at a laptop.

    Digital training improves dental care, turns students into inventors

    Using computer-assisted design and 3D printing in a Carolina BeAM Makerspace, dental students learn how to provide more efficient and affordable care.

  • Flavio Frohlich and Leah Townsend standing in a lab.

    A new wave of psychiatric care

    Carolina-affiliated startup Pulvinar Neuro’s novel treatment for mental illness – a technology that uses closed-loop, non-invasive stimulation of brain waves – offers hope to a rising tide of patients and recently led to the company’s acquisition by medical device leader Electromedical Products International.

  • People composting

    Breaking the barrier to composting

    Founded by Carolina students, CompostMates is making composting accessible to all Tar Heels through free, curbside food scrap collection service.

  • Mireya McKee and Kelly Parsons,

    Inclusive innovation

    Why is UNC-Chapel Hill poised to make a growing impact through innovation and entrepreneurship? Two leaders of Innovate Carolina talk partnerships, team-driven innovation and new ways the University is expanding innovation for all.

  • A women's basketball player running with the ball.

    Does AI dream of game-winning threes?

    At Carolina, basketball coaches scout opponents with computer-generated video analysis, and a computer scientist trains computers to think on their own. Artificial intelligence is on the rise.

  • Professor Katherine Turk talks to her students about resources available to them at Wilson Library on Jan. 16, 2020.

    Walking through women’s history at Carolina

    An undergraduate history class created a walking tour of Carolina’s campus that highlights the range of women’s experiences at the University.

  • Two people working in a lab.

    Universal hope for hemophilia

    Current hemophilia treatments have limitations for a significant number of patients. That’s why Carolina-connected startup GeneVentiv Therapeutics is developing the first universal, single-dose gene therapy for all types of hemophilia, including the toughest cases.