Emma Johnson jokes about how many times she changed her major, but her path to academic success illustrates the beauty of Carolina’s General College and the many research opportunities available to students.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ranks fifth among the nation’s best public universities for the 12th consecutive year, according to U.S. News & World Report. The rankings appear in the 2013 “America’s Best Colleges” guidebook and at www.usnews.com beginning Sept. 12. Among national public universities, UC-Berkeley ranked first, followed by UCLA and Virginia (tied for second), Michigan … Continued
Four highly promising professors in diverse fields have been awarded the Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prizes for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement by Young Faculty. Two of the winners are in the College of Arts and Sciences.
For more than four decades, Joy Kasson has been building bridges in the name of education. It’s this venerable career of connections that led the University to name Kasson the 2012 recipient of the Thomas Jefferson Award.
Professor Eunice Sahle’s first love is teaching. A recipient of a 2011 Student Undergraduate Teaching Award, she is known for encouraging independent thought in the classroom.
As the new school year gets underway in the College of Arts and Sciences, there’s plenty of drama, music and political discourse to inform and entertain you during September. Scroll through highlights and links below, and please don’t forget to mark your calendars. Sept. 5-9: PlayMakers Repertory Company presents An Iliad, bringing a modern sensibility to Homer’s epic tale, with … Continued
David W. Pfennig, a faculty member in the UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Biology since 1996, has been appointed the Caroline H. and Thomas S. Royster Distinguished Professor for Graduate Education. The appointment is for a three-year term. In his new role, Pfennig will direct the Royster Society of Fellows, the UNC-Chapel Hill Graduate School’s most selective fellowship program. Julia Wood, Lineberger … Continued