Jean DeSaix, a senior lecturer in the biology department in the College of Arts and Sciences, received the faculty-to-student mentoring award from the Carolina Women’s Leadership Council.
iContact began as an idea for an email and social media marketing company that grew from a conversation among entrepreneurs. Aaron Houghton and Ryan Allis, both then Carolina undergraduates, co-founded the company in 2003, spending late nights working from storefront space above a Franklin Street business. Houghton earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science. Allis was the president of an … Continued
Patricia S. Parker has been appointed Director of Diversity Initiatives for the College of Arts and Sciences, a new position recommended by the College’s Faculty Diversity Task Force.
Yes, there is more to March Madness than filling in your brackets and hoping for the Heels. Check out this winning roster of films, plays, readings, concerts and discussions. March 1: Professor Ruth Von Bernuth, UNC Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures, will discuss The Wise Men of Chelm: Eastern European Jewry’s favorite folk tradition and its German origins, for … Continued
PlayMakers Repertory Company and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill department of dramatic art will present a one-night-only staged reading of “8,” a new play chronicling the historic trial in the federal constitutional challenge to California’s Proposition 8, in April.
Morehead-Cain Scholar Amber Koonce, an entrepreneur and social advocate celebrated as one of Glamour magazine’s 2011 “Top 10 College Women,” founded BeautyGap, a nonprofit that collects and ships dolls of color to children of color around the world. The idea was sparked after spending a summer in Ghana and noticing children had only white dolls.
With her degree from UNC, Elizabeth McCain hopes to continue the work she’s already begun — learning the stories of the past to help address the issues of the future. An active participant in the Campus Y, McCain served as co-president her junior year.