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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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Eight Carolina students spent the fall semester conducting field research at the Highlands Biological Station, one of the most biodiverse areas in North Carolina.
Researchers conducted seven studies to find out how common backhanded flattery is, what circumstances might cause people to engage in it, and how it affects the flatterers, recipients of the comments and observers of the behavior.
The dramatic decrease in mortality from heart attack in recent decades is not evident in younger age groups, especially younger women, according to a new study.
The prevalence of metabolic health in American adults is ‘alarmingly low,’ even among people who are normal weight, according to researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Gillings School of Global Public Health.
Researchers at UNC are asking the tough questions to ensure that the driverless car picking you up will be safe for passengers, bicyclists, and pedestrians alike.
The complex scientific benefits of being around nature come together in horticulture therapy, an emerging practice that uses plants and gardening to improve the emotional and physical health of people living with a mental illness.
Researchers at UNC and Duke University have established the most realistic experimental system to date for testing the mechanical properties of mucus in airway diseases, including COPD and asthma, that affect millions of people in the United States.
Undergraduate students like University of North Carolina senior Jackson Richards work within the Applied Biomechanics Laboratory to investigate balance impairment and fall risks in adults due to aging and neurological disease or injury.
Liah McPherson accidentally got involved in research at UNC when she tried to enroll in a graduate class as a freshman — an experience that’s led her to new colleagues and fostered her love of dolphins.
Faced with one of the nation's highest infant mortality rates, UNC researchers are collecting oral histories to better understand health care needs in rural North Carolina communities.