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Dynamic Minds

Search. Grapple. Grasp. Question. For the dynamic mind, knowledge is a tool, and how you use it can move mountains.

  • Serendipity by design

    Through RENCI, a collaborative data science lab, Carolina helps foster connections among research scientists across different disciplines and universities.

  • Well Said: The deeper cause of OCD

    On this week's episode, psychology and neuroscience professor Jon Abramowitz discusses obsessive-compulsive disorder and treatments for the disorder.

  • Artifacts of alteration

    Most visitors return from Jordan Lake with a tan and a photograph. Recent Carolina graduate Ayla Gizlice collects something else entirely — chunks of clay, plastic bags, rocks — for an art project addressing how human actions shape the physical environment.

  • ‘Mamma Douglas’ believes in the power – and joy – of giving back

    After a successful career in journalism, Linda Brown Douglas returned to her alma mater to serve the community that gave her so much. This year, her bounty of good deeds finally caught up to her when she received a 2019 C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Award.

  • Well Said: Seeing sonogram results on your smartphone

    On this episode of Well Said, Dr. Jeffrey Stringer, a professor of obstetrics and gynecology in the UNC School of Medicine, explains how two studies at Carolina are working to address birth risks around the world.

  • Well Said: Anson Dorrance’s dynasties

    On this week’s episode, Carolina's legendary soccer coach Anson Dorrance shares memories of his FIFA Women’s World Cup win in 1991 and excitement for this upcoming season with the Tar Heels.

  • Well Said: Detecting early markers for autism

    On this week’s episode of Well Said, assistant professor Mark Shen tells us why he’s on a mission to discover biological markers for autism.

  • Lynn Blanchard is the heart of Carolina’s public service

    Blanchard received a 2019 C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Award for her commitment to promoting public service and engagement.