Bold Moves

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

  • New age nicotine

    As a wave of vaping-related deaths was thrust into the spotlight last year, researchers at Carolina have become experts in all areas of the field from pulmonology to marketing.

  • Well Said: Honoring the 100th anniversary of the Negro Leagues

    On this week's podcast, history professor Matthew Andrews discusses the professional baseball leagues and the role they played in American history.

  • Well Said: Investigating potential cancer treatments

    On this week's podcast, assistant professor Lindsey James describes how she solves medical puzzles and why she loves doing that at Carolina.

  • The head and the heart

    Todd Cohen and Jonathan Schisler — a neuroscientist and heart researcher — began working together in 2016 after meeting for coffee in Marsico Hall. By combining their expertise in protein studies, they strive to develop a potential treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.

  • A stitch in time

    Most of what you see at a theatrical performance can’t be purchased in a store. Each piece is specifically designed, created and modified for the actor who will wear it on stage. What does that involve? Just ask the team at the PlayMakers Repertory Company costume shop.

  • Well Said: It’s OK to have seconds

    On this week’s podcast, research assistant professor Andrew Hardaway shares why it’s OK to loosen up your belt on Thanksgiving and go back for seconds.

  • Well Said: Learning and teaching investigative reporting

    On this week’s episode, alumna Nikole Hannah-Jones explains how she learned investigative reporting at Carolina and why she’s coming back to train more journalists.

  • Mending broken hearts

    Heart disease is the number-one killer in the U.S. — but what if there was a way to regenerate healthy heart cells? Cue Li Qian, who received the 2019 Hettleman Prize for Scholarly and Artistic Achievement for her groundbreaking work in cardiac reprogramming.