UNC’s Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence (CRC), funded by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Office of University Programs, is funding one of the new federal actions last month as part of the Obama administration’s recognition of the role of resilient design education in a resilient future.
For Shamira Lukomwa, working in Africa is personal. It was this passion that led Lukomwa to take what she learned as a double major in global studies and communication studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to the streets of Nairobi, Kenya, where she uses art to empower ordinary Kenyans.
Canoeing down the banks of the Coharie River recently as part of a capstone course, UNC-Chapel Hill senior Daniel Barnes-Batista said, was the kind of educational experience he could never get at a desk.
In the Nov. 23 episode of UNC’s “Well Said” podcast, Steve Walsh, the Lyle V. Jones Distinguished Professor of Geography in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of Carolina’s Center for Galapagos Studies, discusses the impact that the increase in tourism is having on the Galapagos islands and what it means for the future of their renowned wildlife.
PlayMakers Repertory Company presents the regional premiere of “The May Queen,” an acclaimed original comedy by Molly Smith Metzler, Nov. 22-Dec. 11. “The May Queen” is the story of Jen Nash, former high school “May Queen” who returns to her hometown as an office temp. What happens when she meets up with her former classmates?
The comment that Charles Merritt, executive director of the Minor in Entrepreneurship, gets most often from students is “This program is so different. You spend so much time with us, helping us with internships, job searches and our future careers.” The five entrepreneurs-in-residence (three re-appointed, two recently hired) play a big role in connecting with students and bringing that valuable … Continued
Solely adjusting the aspect ratio of a pipe – regardless of its shape – precisely controls how medicine, pollutants, nutrients and chemicals travel down it and hit their target, according to UNC mathematicians.