Rebecca Worsham, a doctoral student in classical archaeology, has received two prestigious fellowships that will allow her to further her research in Greece. She will spend time at the American School of Classical Studies in Athens, as well as visiting archaeological sites in the Peloponnese and Central Greece.
Special conservation zones known as marine protected areas provide many direct benefits to fisheries and coral reefs. However, such zones appear to offer limited help to corals in their battle against global warming, according to a new study involving UNC researchers.
Climate change, navigation lanes, sovereignty and resource extraction in the Arctic are subject to growing international attention. Now, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is drawing the debate into the limelight at a conference on March 28 to address the region’s future. Experts on the countries with the longest Arctic coastlines will convene from 10 a.m. to 7 … Continued
In his own words, UNC chemist Brian Hogan calls himself a “crazy scientist who wanted to build a school in Guatemala.” This is a story of how one man with an idea really can change the world. It’s also a story about how Carolina is helping him to do just that.
Asia experts James Fallows and Orville Schell will discuss China’s unprecedented economic boom in a talk April 9 at UNC. The free public program, “China Rising: What does China’s unprecedented boom mean for the global economy, U.S. foreign policy, human rights and the environment?” will be at 5:30 p.m. in the FedEx Global Education Center.
Kenan Music Scholars Qiudi Zhang and Crystal Wu had a rare opportunity last summer, thanks to a research grant, to commission a new piece of music. Their project took on a special meaning, traveling to Germany to meet with the composer.
Like many Carolina undergraduates, Allie Van Vliet and Bowen Kelley wanted a unique internship experience in a foreign land. They got that and more at the Cape Town Refugee Centre in South Africa, where they served as interns as part of an unusual study abroad program.