The Odum Institute, the first social science research center in the world, has trained and supported hundreds of researchers specializing in everything from anthropology to city and regional planning to public health for the past 95 years. And it all exists thanks to the determination of one eccentric man.
A new study reveals substantially higher risks of death between ages 1-24 for children living in families with lower levels of parental education, lower levels of family income, and/or for those living in a single parent family – all independent of one another.
After 25 years as director of the UNC Center for Urban and Regional Studies (CURS), Bill Rohe stepped down and entered phased retirement on June 30, 2019. CURS’ Andy Berner sat down with Rohe and talked about his time at the center.
On this week’s episode of UNC’s “Well Said” podcast, rising junior Excellence Perry shares how he hopes to empower incoming Tar Heels as an orientation leader. Perry is pursuing a double major in public relations and advertising in UNC’s School of Media and Journalism and management and society in the College of Arts & Sciences.
UNC-Chapel Hill’s Jodi Magness, researchers and students are the first to find a mosaic art depiction of a scene from the biblical book of Exodus.
An interdisciplinary team that includes several CPC fellows has received a UNC Creativity Hub Pilot Award to begin to research how exposure to extreme weather events affects both people and the environment they live in over time.
An increase in mental health awareness, low recruitment numbers, and longer deployments during the War on Terror — the longest-running conflict in American history — has shifted the rules and regulations for military mental health treatment. UNC medical anthropologist Jocelyn Chua speaks with active duty service members, veterans, and health care providers to learn more.