“Home,” the latest novel by Nobel laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Toni Morrison, will be the 2013 summer reading book for incoming students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. A nine-member selection committee of students, faculty and staff selected the book from five finalists. Students on the committee described “Home” as an inspiration to first-year students in … Continued
Gentrification and the future of urban development in Chapel Hill will be the topic of a free discussion after the 2 p.m. Feb. 16 performance of PlayMakers Repertory Company’s “Clybourne Park.” The event, “Civil Discourse, Civil Communities,” is sponsored by PlayMakers and the Program in the Humanities in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina … Continued
Worldwide, many strains of the bacterium commonly known as staph infections are already resistant to all antibiotics except vancomycin.Now, UNC scientists have not only identified the mechanism by which vancomycin resistance spreads from one bacterium to the next, but also have suggested ways to potentially stop the transfer.
What if everything you know about love is wrong? In a new book, UNC psychologist and positive emotions expert Barbara Fredrickson draws on science to give voice to the body’s definition of love.
A pioneering computer science professor and a former law school dean who helped the campus navigate turbulent times at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were honored Jan. 18 with the General Alumni Association’s Faculty Service Award.
Three scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have received a $1 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation’s Medical Research Program to study a widespread but largely unexplored phenomenon that may be implicated in many diseases, including cancer.
Communication studies professor Della Pollock was collecting the stories of alumni of Chapel Hill’s former all-black high school for an oral history project when one man’s statement caught her off guard.