As part of his work as co-director of the Galapagos Science Center, a research facility UNC shares with the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) in Ecuador, Steve Walsh has been giving presentations at universities around the world about the Galapagos.
A monumental synagogue building dating to the Late Roman and Byzantine periods has been discovered in archaeological excavations at Huqoq in Israel’s Galilee. The excavations are being conducted by Jodi Magness of UNC and colleagues at the Israel Antiquities Authority.
Sixteen undergraduates from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been selected as Phillips Ambassadors for summer, fall, and year-long 2012 study abroad programs in Asia. The Summer/Fall Phillips Ambassadors will study in greater China, including Hong Kong; India, Thailand, Japan, and Singapore.
Public policy professor Ashu Handa has won two research grants (each worth $634,000 over 2 years) to evaluate social cash transfer programs in Malawi and Zimbabwe. Handa is chair of the public policy department in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He also is a fellow of the Carolina Population Center. … Continued
Part Swiss army knife, part compass: that’s Greg Gangi. For Carolina undergraduates majoring in the environment, the professor fills a variety of invaluable roles.
The minor in entrepreneurship is proud to announce that four students have been chosen as winners of the JNO Awards in Entrepreneurial Studies: Jeremy Bass, Santiago Beltran, Ann Johnston and Catie King.
The Carolina Center for Public Service recently hosted the University’s annual Public Service Awards ceremony. Several students from the College of Arts and Sciences were recognized.