Consider the cup of coffee, black as night, At night, all night, beside her on the table, Under the kitchen light where she would sit Staring at nothing, still as a photograph. Consider the way at first the steam would rise, Like phantoms twisting up against each other Struggling … Continued
Professor Alan Shapiro will receive a N.C. Award for Literature on Nov. 13. In this Q&A, he shares what the award means to him, how poetry is the perfect outlet for exploring difficult topics, and why, decades later, he still loves teaching at Carolina.
Joseph DeSimone, Chancellor’s Eminent Professor of Chemistry, has been elected to the Institute of Medicine. He is the first professor in the state of North Carolina to be named to all three U. S. National Academies.
Sports can be made safer through innovative science, the University of North Carolina’s Kevin Guskiewicz said at a campus lecture before UNC’s home football game on Oct. 18.
James F. Cahoon of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received a 2014 Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering, awarded to highly creative researchers early in in their careers. The award from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation is for $875,000 over five years.
UNC biologists may have good news for male songbirds: You might not have to be a stud to attract a mate. The work not only means good news for male birds that are not at the top of the pecking order, but it could be important for the survival of the species.
The Burch Field Research Seminar on Domestic and International Affairs offers undergraduates at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill a unique learning, living and internship opportunity in Washington, D.C.