Impact on Our State

Supporting the community that supports us. Our success is North Carolina’s success. 

  • Taking research to communities

    With a degree in human movement science from the UNC School of Medicine's Department of Allied Health Sciences, Gabrielle Scronce hopes to bring top-of-the-line care to all communities.

  • Carolina students provide free HIV and STI testing

    Carolina students are serving the community by offering free HIV testing and providing a safe space where patients can better understand their risks of the virus.

  • Bigger than the bottom line

    Students in UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School's Entrepreneurship and Business Planning course launched small businesses to help a 7-year-old boy battling brain cancer take a trip to Disney World through the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

  • Honoring the Chapel Hill residents who built the town

    The Jackson Center, now in its 11th year, preserves the future of the town’s oldest, and historically black, neighborhoods.

  • Military, veteran law clinic helps warriors receive health care

    School of Law students are providing pro bono legal support to former military service members who need access to veterans' benefits and health care.

  • Carnivorous conservation

    Native only to a 90-mile inland radius around Wilmington, the Venus flytrap is a symbol of the Atlantic coastal plain’s unique ecology. Carolina researchers are working to preserve these carnivorous wonders.

  • An eye-opening experience on the Tar Heel Bus Tour

    The Tar Heel Bus Tour traveled to 26 towns and cities throughout North Carolina last week as faculty members and senior administrators examined the most pressing issues facing our state.

  • Well Said: The Tar Heel Bus Tour

    On this week’s podcast, Lynn Blanchard, the director of the Carolina Center for Public Service, explains why 90 faculty members and administrators are spending fall break on buses touring the state.