UNC hosts 18th Celebration of Undergraduate Research

April 25, 2017

UNC-Chapel Hill’s Celebration of Undergraduate Research will be held April 27. The annual event highlights the achievements of undergraduate students conducting research in all disciplines. Nearly 180 students will present their research to family, friends, and Carolina’s research community.

PlayMakers presents ‘Mr. Joy’ April 26-30

April 21, 2017

PlayMakers Repertory Company presents “Mr. Joy,” a work by award-winning playwright Daniel Beaty, as the final production of its 2016/17 PRC² second-stage season. The production is directed by Vivienne Benesch, PlayMakers’ Producing Artistic Director, and stars Tangela Large, who returns … Continued

Gaining a community’s trust

April 21, 2017

The revitalization of Old East Durham has resulted in a dramatic increase in property values over the last 10 years. What does this growth mean for housing affordability, equity, and environmental quality in one of North Carolina’s fastest growing areas? … Continued

Students selected as Phillips Ambassadors for study abroad in Asia in 2017

April 20, 2017

Eighteen undergraduates from UNC-Chapel Hill and one undergraduate from Duke University have been selected as Phillips Ambassadors for summer and fall 2017 study abroad programs in Asia. In addition, one history doctoral candidate was awarded a Phillips Graduate Ambassador travel award for research in India and Malaysia this summer.

Carolina honors nine individuals and groups for public service

April 6, 2017

Community-based services for the elderly, pro bono legal assistance and a refugee health program were some of the projects recognized at UNC-Chapel Hill’s 2017 Public Service Awards celebration on April 5. The annual event is held by the Carolina Center for Public Service.

Snake pendulum fuses art and science

April 6, 2017

A giant snake pendulum that will be on display in front of Phillips Hall for Arts Everywhere Day April 7 is a perfect mashup of art and science. The 8-by-11-foot kinetic sculpture is the brainchild of mathematics department chair Rich McLaughlin and physics and astronomy department chair Christian lliadis in the College of Arts & Sciences.