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Bookmark This

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College of Arts and Sciences faculty and alumni. The February featured book is “Organizing Eating: Communicating for Equity Across U.S. Food Systems” by Sarah E. Dempsey, associate professor of communication.


An electron microscopy image (falsely colored) of a beta-amyloid-derived peptide exhibiting helical twists.

Drug delivery platform manipulating amyloid proteins key to Alzheimer’s treatment

UNC-Chapel Hill researchers have developed a therapeutic approach that harnesses helical amyloid fibers designed to untwist and release drugs in response to body temperature, according to a study published in Nature Communications. The work is crucial to advancing knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease.


(left to right) Kiernan Almand, Aidan Maguire, Ethan Severson, Callie Kim, Jack Preble and John Cole McGee in suits.

Six undergraduates selected as UNC Phillips Ambassadors for study in Asia

Six new Phillips Ambassadors have been selected to study abroad in Spring 2024 in Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Thailand.


A sign outside the Galapagos Science Center with the center's name, "USFQ," and "UNC-Chapel Hill" written on it.

Center for Galapagos Studies seed grant funds new research on fisheries production

A seed grant from the Center for Galapagos Studies will fund Janet Nye’s research on the relationship between the ecosystem’s oceanography, the species living in the habitat and its upper trophic level production.


Hip-hop’s healing power

Two spring performances, both involving work by music professor Mark Katz, highlight the transformative power of hip-hop.


Professional shot of Kat Goodpaster, the FedEx Global Education Center in the background.

Global Heel: Kat Goodpaster

Passion for the Russian language has propelled the academic and professional journey of the UNC Russian Flagship Program assistant director.


Headshots of (left) Wubin Bai and (right) Juan Song

Wearable drug patch shows promise for Alzheimer’s treatment

Researchers in the department of applied physical sciences and the department of pharmacology are developing a wearable patch for subcutaneous drug delivery, which shows promise for the treatment of neurodegenerative disorders and neurological injuries.


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