Researchers affiliated with the SOAR telescope in Chile participated in the Workshop on SOAR Science 2020 from March 13-15, 2017 at the FedEx Global Education Center at UNC-Chapel Hill and the Brazilian Center for Research in Physics in Rio de Janeiro.
Community-based services for the elderly, pro bono legal assistance and a refugee health program were some of the projects recognized at UNC-Chapel Hill’s 2017 Public Service Awards celebration on April 5. The annual event is held by the Carolina Center for Public Service.
A desire to support and value the pursuit of equity in the liberal arts inspired a gift to encourage diversity in the field of philosophy, on campus and beyond. Robert Balter, who died in 2007, was honored by his daughter, Rebecca Balter, and widow, Katherine Seligmann, with the Balter Fund for Quality, Diversity and Inclusiveness in Philosophy. This fund pays … Continued
A giant snake pendulum that will be on display in front of Phillips Hall for Arts Everywhere Day April 7 is a perfect mashup of art and science. The 8-by-11-foot kinetic sculpture is the brainchild of mathematics department chair Rich McLaughlin and physics and astronomy department chair Christian lliadis in the College of Arts & Sciences.
Converting the campus into a creative hub, Arts Everywhere Day on April 7 will engage the University community with diverse arts experiences and opportunities for creative expression.
Students from across the United States come to UNC-Chapel Hill to discuss complex and timely ethical dilemmas in the 5th annual competition.
The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program named University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill second-year student Scott Emmons and third-year student Sarah Miller as 2017 Goldwater Scholars. This prestigious scholarship provides up to $7,500 per year for eligible educational expenses to students who excel in academics and who plan to pursue research careers in science, mathematics, engineering … Continued