Every day, faculty members at UNC-Chapel Hill engage in groundbreaking research, innovative teaching and public service that makes an impact in our community and the state, nation and the world. Tune in to Focus Carolina during morning, noon and evening drive times (7:36 a.m., 12:36 p.m. and 5:36 p.m.) and on the weekends to hear their stories and find out what ignites their passion for their work. Focus Carolina is an exclusive program on 97.9 The Hill WCHL, sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
On today’s Focus Carolina, Dr. Allison Aiello from UNC researches how the flu spreads using technology in smart phones to track interactions between people.read more
Dr. Brian Sturm from UNC visits children staying at UNC Hospitals, reading them stories and helping them escape to a world of imagination.read more
In this edition of Focus Carolina, presented by UNC, Anita Brown-Graham explains how the ncIMPACT program is helping displaced residents find jobs.read more
In this edition of Focus Carolina, presented by UNC-Chapel Hill, Dr. Lewis Lampiris discusses how he prepares his dentistry students for life in practice and how to better understand the situations that their patients face in areas of low income.read more
In this edition of Focus Carolina, presented by UNC, Dr. Frank Baumgartner discusses two of his latest books. One examines data collected from traffic stops around North Carolina and the other talks about the death penalty around the country.read more
In this edition of Focus Carolina, presented by UNC, Dr. Melina Kibbe discusses how a medical incident in her past started her journey to becoming a surgeon.read more