Joseph DeSimone, Chancellor’s Eminent Professor of Chemistry, has been elected to the Institute of Medicine. He is the first professor in the state of North Carolina to be named to all three U. S. National Academies... 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 »
James F. Cahoon of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received a 2014 Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering, awarded to highly creative researchers early in in their careers. The award from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation is for $875,000 over five years... [more]
UNC biologists may have good news for male songbirds: You might not have to be a stud to attract a mate. The work not only means good news for male birds that are not at the top of the pecking order, but it could be important for the survival of the species.
The Burch Field Research Seminar on Domestic and International Affairs offers undergraduates at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill a unique learning, living and internship opportunity in Washington, D.C... [more]