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Bold Moves

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

  • 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.

  • Seven people standing on the steps of SOuth Building.

    Building a rich intellectual community

    The Carolina Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity prepares scholars from different backgrounds for faculty careers.

  • Students sitting around a table on their computers.

    Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl Team heads to national competition

    Carolina's Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl Team will be facing off against 35 other schools for a national title this weekend. It is the team’s first time advancing to the national championship in over five years.

  • A man acting while laying on the floor.

    Applied improvisation provides valuable life lessons

    For two decades, Kenan-Flagler Business School’s Greg Hohn has used a theatrical technique to teach students about being human.

  • An experience using lasers is conducted on a table.

    Racing toward innovation

    Convergent science is characterized by cross-disciplinary research teams created to tackle big problems and speed the application of new breakthroughs to commercialization. At Carolina, the Institute for Convergent Science is at the forefront of this pioneering framework.

  • Samara Airy Perez Labra working in a garden.

    Planting a “sense of place”

    Together with American studies professor Daniel Cobb, undergraduate students learned the meaning of hands-on research by getting their hands dirty. They planted a garden inspired by their transcriptions of the diary of one of the 20th century’s most influential American Indian writers and intellectuals.

  • David Drewry standing outside.

    Collaborating for a cure

    Drug treatments for a rare form of cancer have eluded researchers for years. David Drewry’s work at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy has scientists and survivors optimistic that big breakthroughs are within reach.