Carolina students invited K-12 students with visual impairments to campus to experience a variety of educational games and tools created just for them.
The visit showcased how biomechanics can help serve people with unmet needs and highlight the field’s potential as a college major and career path.
Established in 2009, the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center has digitized more than 120,000 yearbooks, newspapers, photographs, city directories and other items. Its growing list of partners now numbers 227 institutions in 76 counties.
From textile mills to the state’s mental hospital, a team of Carolina faculty, students and staff are engaging with North Carolina communities to tell their stories.
Students from the Carolina Center for Public Service’s APPLES Service-Learning program spent their spring break in various communities around the country to see firsthand the range of issues impacting citizens.
More than a dozen students from Carolina's physical therapy, nursing and public health departments traveled east to Tyrrell County, one of the state's poorest and most sparsely populated areas, to do a week of health-related service projects.
Students from Hillsborough's Grady Brown Elementary School toured Carolina’s research facilities and conducted science experiments with Nobel Prize laureate Aziz Sancar.
When the leaders of the student-run free clinic saw a rise in Mandarin-speaking patients, they mobilized a group of undergraduate interpreters to make sure there were no gaps in patient care.