The City of Winston-Salem was honored with a 2017 City Cultural Diversity Award from the National League of Cities. The award was given in recognition of the Winston-Salem BIC Newcomers’ Pipeline. BIC, or Building Integrated Communities, is an initiative of the The Latino Migration Project and is supported by the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation.
Author Archives: Kim Spurr
Scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have pinpointed a key genetic switch that helps soil bacteria living on and inside a plant’s roots harvest a vital nutrient with limited global supply. The nutrient, phosphate, makes it to the plant’s roots, helping the plant increase its yield.
PlayMakers Repertory Company presents Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe’s “My Fair Lady,” the most “loverly” musical of them all, at the Paul Green Theatre in the Center for Dramatic Art April 5-29. PlayMakers has re-imagined this classic musical to … Continued
Chancellor Folt talks about the new initiative in this video. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has launched a five-year initiative, “Creating Scientists: Learning by Connecting, Doing and Making,” to expose undergraduate students to more hands-on research and collaborative opportunities … Continued
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have found that up to 90 percent of predatory fish are gone from Caribbean coral reefs, straining the ocean ecosystem and coastal economy. The good news? They identified reefs, known as supersites, which can support large numbers of predator fishes that if reintroduced, can help restore the environmental and economic setback inflicted by overfishing