Whether it be picking some fresh spinach for a salad or planting an educational garden for hands-on learning, the Edible Campus Initiative provides a concrete way for Carolina students, faculty and staff to come together and connect with food in a sustainable way. #UNC

Growing Carolina

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A new technique, developed by pharmacoengineer Shawn Hingtgen in the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, delivers anti-cancer drugs to glioblastoma, aggressive brain tumors that are often inaccessible. The standard treatment today is surgical removal of the tumor followed by chemotherapy or radiation, but often surgeons cannot remove all of the elusive patches of cancer woven into the brain....
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A Living Scalpel to Fight Brain Cancer | Endeavors

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When someone has a baby, a nurse or phlebotomist takes a few drops of blood from the child to screen for rare diseases, such as cystic fibrosis. Because scientists have developed methods to sequence the entire genome, they are asking important questions about incorporating genome sequencing to find out more about an infant's health. Researchers and doctors at the UNC School of Medicine are...
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Are you ready to explore baby’s genome? — News Room - UNC Health Care

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Chances are no one has ever asked you, "Do you uke?" But that's the question posed by the Carolina Ukulele Ensemble, a group of 20 students who rehearse weekly and perform on and around campus! While they concede their instrument of choice is "kind of dinky and small," their group is anything but. Now in its fourth year, the Ukulele Ensemble has grown large enough to hold auditions and...
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International scholars visiting Carolina's campus feel at home thanks to a new program that pairs them with former faculty to assist with acclimation to campus life and American culture.

Visiting scholars find home away from home

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We talked with Terry Sullivan, associate professor of political science at #UNC, about the complex process behind the presidential transition of power.

Sullivan is also the executive director of the White House Transition Project, which helps prepare the incoming president and their administration for the daunting task ahead of them.

Well Said: The presidential transition

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Quad sittin' in January means it's a GDTBATH! ☀ #UNC
Esteemed journalist Soledad O'Brien heralded the power each of us possesses to do great things as she delivered the annual MLK Celebration Keynote Lecture on Tuesday evening. Recalling Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as "a regular man who decided he would do great things," O'Brien reminded a packed Memorial Hall there is "opportunity for all of us" to stimulate change. #UNC

A conscious decision

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Our four-legged friends love visits to the Old Well too. #UNC [: Instagram user aspenthepitsky]
Congratulations to Coach Roy Williams for earning his 800th career victory tonight! The North Carolina Tar Heels are the only program with two men's basketball coaches to reach that mark #UNC #GoHeels #GDTBATH
More than 140 runners began Carolina's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service with a 5K run early Monday morning in an effort to honor Dr. King's legacy and the memory of #UNC student Faith Hedgepeth.

'Keeping the Faith' on MLK Day

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#UNC students packed Hill Hall on May 9, 1960 to hear a 31-year-old reverend named Martin Luther King Jr. speak about “The Struggle for Racial Justice.” Then a sophomore, Oscar Brinson was so intrigued by what he heard, he peppered King with questions as he walked back to his car. "He was the most impressive person that I had ever talked to," Brinson recalls. "You almost had the feeling that...
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‘In the presence of greatness’

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Did you resolve to travel more in 2017? Well, you're in luck. The UNC Center for European Studies can help #UNC students keep that resolution — and there's still time to apply for a fellowship!
A new semester means a fresh start and an opportunity to take advantage of all the resources #UNC offers! If you're looking for ways to do better on your projects, papers and presentations, check out how easy it is to get help from the great team at UNC-Chapel Hill Library
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A week of celebrations honoring the life, legacy and impact of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. begins Sunday at #UNC! See the full list of events and take part in everything from worship services, a 5K and a keynote lecture featuring esteemed journalist Soledad O'Brien.

Full list of events in the 2017 UNC Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

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Need some tips to better manage your time in 2017? Tara Bohley of the UNC School of Social Work has some great advice to help you balance your life and relationships #UNC
The joint undergraduate degree program in biomedical engineering (BME) between #UNC and NC State University, created in 2015, combines Carolina's top-notch medical program with N.C. State's world-class engineering school. Although there are other joint BME programs across the country, this degree program offers students more flexibility to pioneer the future of healthcare.

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Pioneering the future | UNC GA

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A lot of us have made saving money a priority for 2017. We asked the chair of #UNC's economics departments for some insight and encouragement that might help!
Welcome to the start of the spring semester, Tar Heels! In this update, #UNC Chancellor Carol L. Folt shares news you might've missed over winter break: advancements in research in Chapel Hill (and Chile!), public service opportunities to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and ways to stay connected to Carolina. Go Heels — and have a great semester!