The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently awarded a two-year grant to the UNC-Chapel Hill to examine the effects of changing environments on human health in the Galápagos, Ecuador. The principal investigator is Amanda Thompson, who holds dual appointments in the Department of Nutrition in the Gillings School of Global Public Health and the Department of Anthropology in the College … Continued
In August, K-12 teachers from across the state got the chance to experience a global culinary experience without leaving North Carolina, thanks to the Duke and UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies, who hosted the third annual “Connecting the Middle East to the Southeast” study tour.
Global Heel Marko Dumančić ’10 Ph.D. Explores Conceptions of Masculinity in Eastern Europe and Russia
UNC alumnus Marko Dumančić returns to Chapel Hill this fall to deliver a talk on conceptions of masculinity and LGBTQ rights movements in Russia and Eastern Europe.
This summer, senior Trevor McPherson traveled to Indonesia to continue his research into the intersection of music and neuroscience.
UNC classics professor Jennifer Gates-Foster is part of a small team recently awarded a 1.5 million euro European Research Council starting grant in support of archaeological work in the Eastern Desert of Egypt.
The National Science Foundation recently awarded a $4.8 million grant to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to help alleviate energy poverty in Southern Africa. Energy poverty is the lack of access to modern energy sources such as electricity and modern fuels -crucial resources to the well-being of individuals and communities, the environment and to the stability and … Continued
Each June, across North Carolina, the familiar twinkle of fireflies fills the evening sky. Slowly, one by one, these beetles emit a spark of light — a chemical reaction called bioluminescence. They flicker randomly until more and more of them gather together amongst the leaves. Then, an odd thing happens: They begin to sparkle in unison.