Rotary Peace Center educates a new generation of peace builders at Carolina

July 16, 2018

For most of his life, the only place Mohammed Eid knew of was the small Palestinian refugee camp where he grew up. As a boy, he had never seen a swimming pool, a baseball field or a movie theater. Now a graduate student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Eid is working to find solutions to the refugee crisis he experienced firsthand.

Striking the right chord with Carolina Meadows

July 12, 2018

This summer, a member of the Marching Tar Heels is bringing his love for music to residents of the Carolina Meadows retirement community in Chapel Hill, one playlist at a time. As an intern with Carolina Meadows’ Music & Memory program, UNC-Chapel Hill junior Turner Medlicott is helping patients with dementia reconnect with the world around them through music.

‘An indescribable energy’

July 12, 2018

Psychology major Kaylee Miceli is spending her summer in Vietnam interning with students from Tan Tao University to explore how various treatment methods affect depression.

Leaving a mark on ecosystems

June 25, 2018

By monitoring water quality in the state’s estuaries, Carolina researchers are better understanding the lasting effects that hurricanes have on ecosystems beyond immediate flooding and storm surge.

Mind games: The emerging brain-powered possibilities of AR and VR

June 18, 2018

Most people you pass on the street have a general understanding of augmented reality/virtual reality (AR/VR). But a team of computer science students at UNC-Chapel Hill, led by Brian Moynihan of the UNC Health Sciences Library, are not only creating a new way of thinking about these technologies, but exploring new possibilities for thinking with them.

Carolina alumna and entrepreneur makes a Paris pitch

June 18, 2018

Edwina Koch, who graduated in May with a bachelor’s degree in Romance Languages and a minor from the Shuford Program in Entrepreneurship, started a business with a fellow student from England to help au pairs fill the knowledge gap.