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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

UNC-Chapel Hill, the nation’s first public university, is a global higher education leader known for innovative teaching, research and public service. 

Now in its third century, the University offers 78 bachelor’s, 112 master’s, 68 doctorate and seven professional degree programs through 14 schools and the College of Arts and Sciences. More than 29,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students learn from a faculty of 3,600. Every day, faculty, staff and students shape their teaching, research and public service to meet North Carolina’s most pressing needs in all 100 counties. Carolina’s 292,500 alumni live in all 50 states and more than 150 countries

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AAU President Barbara R. Snyder and Holden Thorp, editor-in-chief of the Science family oif journals and former chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill write about how universities, particularly research universities, must refocus on undergraduate education as a top priority.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz explains why his university is making the case for race-conscious admissions before the U.S. Supreme Court.
A study from UC San Diego, UCLA, UNC, UW, Columbia, and Northwestern finds that the accelerated biological aging of the body — epigenetic age acceleration specifically — is associated with less longevity, poorer mobility and mental function.
Researchers from the Infant Brain Imaging Study (IBIS) Network, which includes the University of Washington, used MRI to demonstrate that in babies who later develop autism, the amygdala grows too rapidly in infancy.
Results from a new study published today in Child Development provide the first longitudinal evidence about the trajectories of sensory reactivity patterns during early childhood among a large community sample with diverse developmental outcomes.
A specific wavelength of ultraviolet (UV) light is not only extremely effective at killing the virus which causes COVID-19, but is also safer for use in public spaces, finds new CU Boulder research. 
Carolina experts describe what defines a pandemic and some lessons learned about communication, trust and reaction when disease spreads.
A new study from the University of Southern California shows women in their 70s and 80s who were exposed to fine particle pollution had declines in memory and physical brain changes that were not seen in women who breathed cleaner air.
An international team of researchers used an X-ray laser at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory to create the first detailed maps of two melatonin receptors that tell our bodies when to go to sleep or wake up, and guide other biological processes
A USC study shows medication could someday help the brain heal itself after a stroke, or even prevent damage following a blow to the head.