Black holes have long captured the public imagination and been the subject of popular culture, They are the ultimate unknown – the blackest and most dense objects in the universe. Now add this to the mix: they don’t exist... read more »
What do you do when you’ve reached the rank of Army staff sergeant early in your career? If you’re Carlos Cordero, 27, you go back to school to earn a degree that will help you reach your goal of becoming a commissioned officer... read more »
Excavations led by UNC archaeologist Jodi Magness have revealed stunning new mosaics decorating the floor of a Late Roman (fifth century) synagogue at Huqoq, an ancient Jewish village in Israel’s Lower Galilee... read more »
Political analyst Norman Ornstein will discuss “Coping with Dysfunction: How Can the American Political System Emerge from its Morass?” Oct. 2 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill... [more]
Sixty-one percent of immigrants in North Carolina have no health insurance coverage, yet the majority believe that health insurance is a necessity they would not give up if they could afford it, according to a new UNC study... [more]
The teaching awards line the corner office in Greenlaw Hall like wallpaper, but it is the unusual picture above the desk that rivets the eye.
It shows a bemused Dean Smith shaking hands with General William Richardson Davie, portrayed by Christopher Armitage, to whom the picture belongs. .. [more]