Researchers have found that damage to white matter in the brains of former college and professional football players due to recurrent head impacts can be related to playing position and … Continued
Ten graduate students will walk to the front of the auditorium, with three minutes – and not a second more – to present their original research findings before an attentive … Continued
New ‘Blue’ makerspace in Carmichael Residence Hall fuses entrepreneurship and the art of doing – right at students’ front doors.
UNC-Chapel Hill faculty, students and staff recently joined with the 14 other universities in the Atlantic Coast Conference at the ACCelerate Creativity and Innovation Festival, where they shared the novel … Continued
Robyn Schroeder brings her passion for public humanities to UNC’s College of Arts & Sciences as the new initiative director for the Mellon-funded Humanities for the Public Good.
A $300,000 grant from the Clare Boothe Luce Program will support three new graduate fellowships for women in chemistry at UNC-Chapel Hill, and UNC will commit to a fourth fellowship. … Continued
Carmen Huerta-Bapat inspires Carolina Firsts students by sharing her own struggles to reach success.
Former Sequoyah Fellow and author of a new book on Native American tribal citizenship, Mikaëla Adams reflects on her work and cherished memories of Carolina.
The Carolina Grad Student F1RSTS initiative is helping fist generation students succeed in graduate school and doctoral programs.
Chemistry undergraduates are developing their own research questions and projects in a new class at UNC, thanks to the drive and dedication of organic chemistry professor Nita Eskew.
Michael Chitwood, UNC lecturer of creative writing, is co-editor of a new volume of essays, “Best Creative Nonfiction of the South, Volume II: North Carolina” (October 2017, Texas Review Press). … Continued
Assistant Professor of Computer Science Mohit Bansal has received the prestigious Young Faculty Award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) – becoming only the second UNC-Chapel Hill faculty … Continued
The North Carolina Humanities Council’s Board of Trustees has selected Bland Simpson as the recipient of the 2017 John Tyler Caldwell Award for the Humanities, the Council’s most prestigious honor.
UNC researchers will explore using “popular opinion leaders” to prevent concussions in middle school sports
A three-year $1.65 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will allow UNC researchers to study using the “Popular Opinion Leader” model in preventing concussions in middle … Continued
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently awarded a two-year grant to the UNC-Chapel Hill to examine the effects of changing environments on human health in the Galápagos, Ecuador. The … Continued
“Transformative” is the word professors Glenn Hinson and Stefan Jeglinski use repeatedly when speaking about the courses they’ve developed through the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Quality Enhancement … Continued
For 70 years, the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences, located in Morehead City, has provided a home for Carolina scientists — from undergraduate students to tenured professors — to study … Continued
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is turning 224 years old on Thursday, Oct. 12. In this week’s “Well Said” podcast episode, we look back on the founding … Continued
It’s one thing to write something for a class and get a grade. It’s another to see your work performed or published. Started in 2003 by David Sontag and currently … Continued
Vivienne Benesch, Producing Artistic Director of PlayMakers Repertory Company, is the recipient of the 2017 Zelda Fichandler Award, given by the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation. This prestigious award recognizes … Continued