When natural hazards destroy homes and livelihoods, where do people go? Geographer Clark Gray searches for them using data.
UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke scholars have received a five-year, $25.3 million National Institute of Aging (NIA) award to address gaps in our understanding of potential risks for Alzheimer’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease- related dementias (AD/ADRD).
Incoming doctoral student Ruitian Yan wants to help vulnerable communities safely manage their risks, including financial.
A new study describes the response to sea level rise by an endangered species only found in the Florida Keys. Paul Taillie, the lead author, completed the study as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Florida and is now an assistant professor of geography at UNC.
Alison Curry studies the ritual, spatial, and functional uses of Jewish cemeteries in Poland between the interwar period and WWII.
The Coastal Resilience Center has launched a website to help communities plan for and evaluate hazards like hurricanes and wildfires. Phil Berke in the College of Arts and Sciences is a leader of the project.
A groundbreaking volume weaves a new narrative of the South from its ancient past to the present, drawing on top scholars’ work in global and Atlantic world history, histories of the African diaspora and environmental history.