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Diversity plays a central role in the innovation process. My UNC chemistry colleagues and I emphasize diversity as part of the culture of our department, writes chemistry professor Joseph DeSimone.
What might make solar technology more affordable? Trading silicon for plastic. Chemist Wei You and physicist Rene Lopez in the College of Arts and Sciences are studying the issue.
PlayMakers Repertory Company will present the world premiere of “The Story of The Gun,” created and performed by award-winning storyteller-monologuist Mike Daisey, Jan. 8-12, 2014.
Advocate for yourself, defer gratification and surround yourself with good people, Carolina’s Kevin Guskiewicz told graduates on Dec. 15.
Gidi Shemer in the biology department in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences has been recognized by the John W. Pope Center for Higher Education Policy with an excellence in teaching award. The center’s Spirit of Inquiry awards were presented at the Washington Duke Inn in Durham on Dec. 4. For six years, the Pope Center has honored outstanding college-level … Continued
Bestselling author Daniel Wallace and singer-songwriter Django Haskins will present a unique combination of music, storytelling and impromptu conversation Jan. 11 at the Friday Center for Continuing Education. “Fables in Story and Song” will begin at 8 p.m., as part of the center’s “Under the Atrium” series. Tickets are $10 in advance through the Carolina Union box office or $12 … Continued
UNC computer scientist James H. Anderson was named a 2013 fellow of The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).