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25675
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The Carolina Economic Recovery Corps is a group of UNC graduate students and recent graduate professionals who aim to help impoverished communities research and apply for federal stimulus funding. Many of the corps interns were recently hired for full-time positions working with the government councils they had worked with.
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25682
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Thomas Egan and his team are testing new technology that could drastically increase the number of lungs suitable for transplant. Egan thinks it could also help surgeons to draw from a donor pool that no one has ever before considered.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 26 Issue 3, Spring 2010, p39-43, il, por Periodical Website
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25658
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Jacqueline MacDonald is an environmental engineer and principal investigator on a UNC research grant to figure out which environmental problems posed the greatest danger to public health in the United Arab Emirates. They found that rapid population growth, development, and industrialization have drastically deteriorated air quality and increased occupational risks. They are now aiming to complete a strategy to protect populations from environmental pollution.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 26 Issue 1, Fall 2009, p16-20, il Periodical Website
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Bill Ferris is a UNC professor of history and folklorist who records stories and blues music ranging from everyday black farmers and churchgoers to blues masters such as B.B. King and Willie Dixon. Ferris is particularly interested in the meaning of blues music and how it is used to tell stories and bring African American communities together.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 26 Issue 1, Fall 2009, p41-47, il, por Periodical Website
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David Mora-Marin is an assistant professor of linguistics and one of the few specialists in ancient Mayan languages from around 400 BC to 200 AD. A recent article was published about the writing system used by the Olmecs, the first civilization in Mesoamerica. Mora-Marin analyzed the Olmec writing tablet and found patterns that contradict the researchers’ findings.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 25 Issue 2, Winter 2009, p18-21, il, por Periodical Website
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25720
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Strains of tuberculosis have mutated and become resistant to multiple drugs due to decades of inconsistent drug supplies, drug shortages, and poor drug quality. According to UNC researchers, we are potentially getting close to a bacteria that we have no tools or weapons against. In response, they are studying causes of the disease and exploring new treatment options for patients in Africa.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 25 Issue 1, Fall 2008, p18-23, il, por Periodical Website
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Anthropologist Norris Brock Johnson has studied many of Japan’s Zen Buddhist temple gardens, Tenru-ji being the first. Brock learned that gardens serve as spiritual and pedagogical purposes, and have hidden symbolic meanings.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 25 Issue 1, Fall 2008, p26-31, il, por Periodical Website
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The Guatemala City garbage dump is the largest landfill in Central America. The scavengers who recycle the dump’s trash help reduce Guatemala’s waste, but breathe toxic fumes and sift through biohazardous materials to do it. The dump has become a research site for UNC students studying public health, elementary education, or environmental science.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 24 Issue 2, Winter 2008, p24-25, il, por Periodical Website
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Marianne Gingher, an associate professor of English, recently published her memoir called, Adventures in Pen Land. The story covers her childhood, marriage, and teaching career. She also shares her insights into the role of a Southern writer in American literary culture, the experience of writing as a mother, and the process of novel-writing.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 24 Issue 3, Spring 2008, p38-39, il, por Periodical Website
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25820
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Computer scientists Ming Lin and Dinesh Manocha developed a modeling and simulation program that is being used to train military soldiers how to stay alive in the combat zone. Other software is being developed to train first responders, emergency response, and police, and to simulate hurricane evacuations.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 24 Issue 3, Spring 2008, p30-33, por Periodical Website
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25794
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Lyn Koehnline and Jan Paris are art conservators at the UNC Wilson Library. Part of their work involves reconstructing paper artifacts, deciphering fine prints, and restoring old photographs.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 24 Issue 1, Fall 2007, p20-23, il, por Periodical Website
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25796
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Marine scientist Alberto Scotti develops computer models to figure out how underwater waves work and produce energy. According to Scotti, his model can also help us to understand how blood vessels or machinery function.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 24 Issue 1, Fall 2007, p25-27, il, por Periodical Website
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Textbooks often show pools of magma underneath volcanoes. While such pools do exist, new research by geologists Allen Glazner and Drew Coleman suggest that magma pools are probably much rarer than scientists previously thought.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 24 Issue 1, Fall 2007, p36-37, il Periodical Website
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UNC’s art librarian, Pat Thompson, researched an artist named Edith Branson. Branson had a unique painting style but she never promoted her work. Thompson found there are many other anonymous women artists, so she published a list of artists in the library’s North Carolina Women Artists file.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 23 Issue 2, Winter 2007, p16-18, il, por Periodical Website
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Archaelogist Monika Truemper has been studying Greek toilets and bath houses to learn about bathing culture. According to Truemper, architectural remains reveal much information about the purposes of bath houses and challenges of keeping them running.
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