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Grants Earned by Former Scholars

Former scholars continue to be productive in research and education by earning grants in their current positions. Some highlights include: Lindsey Costantini, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, North Carolina Central University) was awarded an R16 grant from the ...

IRACDA Conference 2024

The SPIRE program hosted the most recent IRACDA Conference, June 23-25, 2024 on the campus of UNC Chapel Hill with the theme “Maximizing Impact Through Research and Teaching.” The conference brought together 280 participants from ...

SPIRE Summer Research Program for Undergraduate Students

SPIRE Summer Research Program 2024 The goals of the program are to provide undergraduate students the opportunity to participate in innovative research at UNC-Chapel Hill, develop professional skills as a scientist, and contribute to a scholarly ...

SPIRE Alumni Advance in their Careers

We congratulate SPIRE alumni who have advanced in their careers and accepted new roles: Karl Castillo, Ph.D. has been promoted to Professor at UNC Chapel Hill. Thomas Freeman, Ph.D. is now Associate Vice Provost for Academic Programs ...