Karishma Patel


Get to know four UNC startups for Sept. 9, 2014

In the summer of 2011, UNC junior Cole Johnson went to Kolkata, India, with his church and saw up close the issues women face there, specifically sex trafficking. After speaking with a local nonprofit organization, Kolkata City Mission, the 20-year-old business major started Freedom Code to combat sex trafficking by providing women in Kolkata with skills to help them earn a livelihood in textile production. 

UNC telescopes could get robotic lasers

A robot laser could be coming to UNC's Southern Astrophysical Research telescope, thanks to an assistant physics professor.Professor Nicholas Law worked on the Robo-AO, a 60-inch robotic telescope that uses a laser to clarify images of outer space, at California Institute of Technology's Palomar Observatory for the past five years.

Mixed Concrete show raises money for Habitat for Humanity

Mixed Concrete is back for its third annual show, with two major goals in mind: to continue uniting the Chapel Hill community and to raise even more money than last year for Habitat for Humanity of Orange County. In order to accommodate growing crowds, Mixed Concrete’s fundraising art show will be a weekend event this year, hosted by TRU Deli & Wine on Rosemary Street.