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UNC researchers create new platform to improve organ transplantation

In an effort to improve patient access to organs and transplantation, Eric Weimer and Katherine Newhall combined their expertise to create an AI-driven approach to virtual crossmatching.

Graduate student Araad Fisher stands in Carmichael gym.

Araad Fisher: ‘Be persistent on the path to accomplishing your goals’

Araad Fisher (M.A. ’22) researches the relationship between college athletic participation and socioeconomic mobility in UNC’s highly ranked graduate sport administration program. We caught up with Fisher for Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week.

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New data science school to leverage Carolina’s strengths

Two key campus administrators discuss the School of Data Science and Society as a “signpost” pointing to Carolina’s data science education, research and public service.

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Brain-Body Breakthroughs

Psychoneuroimmunology. It’s a mouthful, but it’s also a burgeoning field addressing how psychological stress impacts the brain and the body. Keely Muscatell is one of just a few scholars conducting research within this realm.

Coastal scientist Laura Moore (left) and dramatic art faculty member Kathryn Hunter-Williams in front of a black curtain in a room in the Center for Dramatic Art.


An upcoming performance set on fictional Rollover Island fuses science and art to show the effects of climate change on one coastal community. The Process Series presents a staged reading of the play March 24-25.

New center to study impact of technology, social media on adolescent brains

Winston Family Foundation gift to psychology and neuroscience builds on three years of research on the link between technology use and adolescent mental health.

2022 Board of Governors’, Sitterson, Mentor and Friday Teaching Awards

Learn about laughing meditation field trips, 30-second personal pitch sessions and other ways these award winners engage students.