Category: Media & News
Darin A. Padua, professor and chair of the department of exercise and sport science in UNC’s College of Arts & Sciences and co-director of the Sports Medicine Research Laboratory, was … Continued
Incoming first-year student Samuel Gee of Easley, S.C., has been awarded a 2017 Thomas Wolfe Scholarship, a full, four-year merit scholarship in creative writing in the College of Arts & … Continued
Nancy Allbritton, a Kenan distinguished professor and chair of the joint department of biomedical engineering in UNC’s College of Arts & Sciences and North Carolina State University, has been honored … Continued
UNC psychologist Mitch Prinstein has been interested in the subject of popularity for decades. His latest book, “Popular: The Power of Likability in a Status-Obsessed World” (Viking, June 2017), examines … Continued
In a new study published in Science Advances, Erika Wise, associate professor of geography in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences, and Matthew Dannenberg used climate information recorded by Ponderosa … Continued
Zena Cardman is setting her sights on the ultimate frontier — space. Over 18,000 people applied to be in NASA’s newest class of astronauts, and Cardman found out on May … Continued
The experimental environment at WXDU provides an artistic haven for Duke University students and Durham locals alike — a sentiment that UNC archivist and folklorist Jaycie Vos hopes to capture.
Two University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students have been recognized by the National Security Education Program with Boren Awards, which support fields of study identified as critical to … Continued
Gabi Stein is a rising junior majoring in computer science within the UNC College of Arts & Sciences. She is a Morehead-Cain Scholar, and has spent the past semester studying … Continued
Fourteen high school students listened attentively as University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill anthropologist Gabrielle Vail invited them to examine letters, drawings, photos, diaries, codices, newspapers and other Maya … Continued
After studying youth caregiving in the United Kingdom, UNC geographer Elizabeth Olson is exploring the topic here in the United States.
An $18 million gift from three alumni siblings of the Shuford family of Hickory, North Carolina, will more than double the size of the nationally ranked undergraduate entrepreneurship program based … Continued
Four new integrated first-year seminars team-taught by faculty members from different disciplines will be offered beginning in fall 2017 as part of the new Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP): “Creating Scientists: … Continued
Elizabeth Manekin, head of University programs and academic projects for the Ackland Art Museum, uses art in the Ackland’s collection to enhance an American Studies class.
In fall 2016, the College of Arts & Sciences at UNC-Chapel Hill launched a major new initiative that amplified and integrated the work that College faculty, staff, students and alumni … Continued
Kirstin Frescoln, a doctoral student in city and regional planning, has received the 2017 Boka W. Hadzija Award for Distinguished University Service by a Graduate or Professional Student.
Using state-of-the-art instrumentation and lab analyses, UNC researchers gather information on Jordan Lake.
Named in honor of its founder, violinist and professor of music emeritus Richard Luby, the Richard Luby Violin Symposium offers participants an intensive one-week immersion focused on individual instrumental and … Continued
Physicist Laurie McNeil and musician Brent Wissick have taught the first-year seminar, “The Interplay of Music and Physics,” for one semester each year, for 12 consecutive years, beginning in 1999. … Continued