Graduate students at UNC-Chapel Hill have played a critical role in the Carolina Together initiative in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. From volunteering their time to assemble personal protective equipment, to relying on their scientific training as they work in the testing laboratory, Carolina students have contributed serving our state and our community in a variety of ways.
Faculty and graduate students create the I4 Boundary Spanners program to address local COVID-19 concerns by combining data analysis with firsthand community perspectives
The Graduate School project, funded through the North Carolina Policy Collaboratory, provides a team approach combining data science, public policy and service.
A new study reveals an interesting phenomenon that occurred during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic: a surge in support for political leaders.
At the beginning of the novel coronavirus pandemic, major cities like New York became epicenters for the virus’s spread. But rural populations have also been hit hard.
Employing wastewater epidemiology UNC microbiologist Rachel Noble is leading a state-wide collaboration tracking novel coronavirus outbreaks across North Carolina, gaining insight that testing individuals does not offer.
Optical Journal Podcast – Daniel speaks with Rachel Woodul, Medical Geographer, and Disease Ecologist. Rachel is a doctoral student and 2021 Impact Award recipient
Caitlin Williams sees collaborative graduate student video project as way to increase understanding of COVID-19August 7, 2020
CoronaChat team produces bilingual content to address ‘a real gap in Spanish-language information on coronavirus.’
Assistant professor Caela O’Connell and doctoral student Sierra Roark, members of the team, discuss the study and their research investigating how communities have responded to other challenges and hardships.
Doctoral student RJ Niewoehner studies how to increase flu vaccinations — and he sees linkages that may help COVID-19 responseJune 24, 2020
Niewoehner worked with Bradley Staats, professor of operations, and a vaccine management company on research focusing on health care providers.
UNC School of Education, University of Missouri researchers work to help high school students understand COVID-19June 15, 2020
‘I care about K-12 students having the opportunity to learn science in a way that helps them make sense of their world,’ says doctoral student Molly Ewing.
Precarious workers face unique challenges related to COVID-19; NSF-funded study focuses on NYC gig workers, low-income workersJune 5, 2020
Graduate students Ken Cai Kowalski and Erica Janko are assisting Alexandrea Ravenelle, author of the book ‘Hustle and Gig: Struggling and Surviving in the Sharing Economy.’
In the first COVID-19 case series of tocilizumab in the United States, Carolina researchers and students report that the drug tocilizumab should be used judiciously until randomized clinical trials determine the drug’s true efficacy for severely ill patients.
The creation of thousands of face shields within BeAM has been ‘an incredibly rewarding effort that exemplifies all the best of UNC,’ he says.
UNC team creates online toolkit for those supporting individuals with autism during COVID-19 epidemicMarch 19, 2020
A new online toolkit from an interdisciplinary team at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will help families and caregivers supporting individuals with autism during the COVID-19 epidemic.