Bold Moves

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

  • 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.

  • Focusing on flexibility

    Carolina's Flexible Learning Spaces Initiative will modernize up to 50 classrooms and advance student-focused interaction.

  • Well Said: Sharing the experiences of women academics

    When assistant professor Sarah Birken wants to share ideas with the world, she doesn’t normally think of a podcast. But she launched AcaDames earlier this year to discuss the experiences of women in academia.

  • ‘A message of perseverance’

    Women from across the University — climate and data scientists, an HIV researcher, an undergraduate chemist and a doctoral student working on cancer research — share the inspiration for their careers.