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Jennifer Gates Foster

Outdoor access for all

UNC-Chapel Hill archaeologists are working with a diverse coalition to develop an accessible trail network, uncover the region’s history and spur equitable economic growth in the small western North Carolina town of Old Fort. The project is supported by the Southern Futures initiative.


A sign says "Self Care Isn't Selfish"

The impact of COVID-19 on adolescents’ mental health

Andrea Hussong, professor and associate director of clinical psychology in the department of psychology and neuroscience, has been studying the impact of COVID-19 on adolescents’ mental health. We spoke with Hussong on her research for University Research Week.


Frank Leibfarth

Frank Leibfarth to speak at Winter Commencement

The Carolina chemist is known for his innovative research in developing synthetic polymers, commonly known as plastics, as well as teaching and mentoring.


On left: book cover of Berger book; on right photo of Michele Berger

Bookmark This

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College faculty and alumni. This month’s featured book: “Black Women’s Health: Paths to Wellness for Mothers and Daughters” by Michele Tracy Berger.


A family- two little boys and parents- standing in front of a lake

Dissertations And Diapers

Meet Bryn Barker and DJ Passey—married Ph.D. students in the Department of Mathematics who are parents to twin boys.


The inside of an ultraloop device- neon blue lights and black

Tar Heels meet a pandemic need in UV device

Created and developed by Carolina students to fulfill a need during the pandemic, Ultraloop devices use high-frequency ultraviolet light to kill bacteria on small, everyday objects. The machines were recently rolled out on Carolina’s campus.


Photo of Matthew Wood at the football stadium on UNC-Chapel Hill campus

Graduating debt-free? ‘That’s crazy!’

Matthew Wood is a member of the North Carolina Fellows Program, a Lookout Scholar and a summer pre-college mentor for Upward Bound. He recruits participants as a morale committee subchair for the UNC Dance Marathon.


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