The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ranks 33rd in the world and 23rd in the United States among global universities, according to the 2017 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) released by the Center for World Class Universities at Shanghai Jiao Tong University on Aug. 15.
Incoming junior Jennifer Cooper plans to major in psychology and history, but it’s her background that makes her unique among her peers. Cooper, 49, is the mother of nine children. They range in age from 26 to 9.
Growing up, incoming Ph.D. student Patricia Dawson took a deep interest in her Cherokee history as she heard inspiring stories about influential family members of the past and present. One relative in particular, Rachel Caroline Eaton, ignited Dawson’s passion for revealing stories from the past. Eaton, Dawson’s great-great-great-aunt, is believed to be the first Cherokee woman to earn a doctoral … Continued
If a picture is worth 1,000 words, what is a nearly 500-year-old painting worth? “Portrait of a Young Lady” sat in storage at the Ackland Art Museum since its arrival there in 1968 — until UNC art history professor Christoph Brachmann pulled it from the vaults last year. He immediately sensed the possible importance of this piece, thought to be created … Continued
Carolina startups and social ventures generate $10 billion in annual revenue toward state and global economies; create more than 8,000 jobs in North Carolina and 63,000 worldwide.
PlayMakers Repertory Company kicks off its 2017-2018 season with the world premiere of “Count,” in the first production of its PRC2 second-stage series, opening Aug. 23. This docu-drama about six men on death row was written by Lynden Harris and is co-produced with the North Carolina based collective, Hidden Voices.
The new UNC Autism Research Center will accelerate the creation of more effective, personalized treatments and interventions for the millions of people with autism spectrum disorder across.