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Aditya Bhatt, the Co-Founder & CEO Ultraloop Technologies, poses outside the Old Well with a sanitation device. Photo courtesy of Ultraloop Technologies.

UNC students bring their light-fueled sanitization devices to the market

Two UNC sophomores co-founded Ultraloop Technologies —  a company that sells chemical-free sanitization devices to disinfect items. Aditya Bhatt and Mukesh Loganathan hope that their devices can be placed on campus to help facilitate the transition to on-campus instruction next semester. Currently, over 5,000 units of the technology are being used in India at schools, hotels and restaurants.

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Venus Standard, an assistant clinical professor in the UNC School of Medicine, poses for a portrait outside the William B. Aycock Family Medicine Center at UNC on Wednesday, Mar. 24, 2021. Standard will lead the Black doula training program that recently recieved the UNC C. Felix Harvey Award to Advance Institutional Priorities.

Venus Standard receives award for program to train Black women to become doulas

Venus Standard, assistant clinical professor in the UNC School of Medicine's department of family medicine, was awarded the C. Felix Harvey Award to Advance Institutional Priorities. She created a program that seeks to train Black women as perinatal labor support doulas.  The award "honors faculty whose proposals best embody the humanities and/or social sciences methods or approaches that directly and positively impact constituencies outside the University," according to the Office of the Provost website. 

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