Celebration of jazz on Carolina’s campus Feb. 15-18 marks 40th festival for founder, music professor and director of jazz studies Jim Ketch.
Biomedical engineers at Duke University, UNC-Chapel Hill and the University of New Mexico have engineered the first examples of biomimetic structures composed of a mysterious class of proteins that lack any sort of internal structure. The advance may help scientists investigate functioning cells and provide a new route to targeted drug delivery and regenerative medicine.
Whether it’s the backdrop for a cap and gown photo after Commencement or the must-see stop for visitors, the Old Well is one of the most photographed spots on campus.
This two-day symposium will explore Jewish food in and of the global South, a concept that references the historic diversity of the American South and its vibrant cultural intersections with the nation and the world over time. Appealing to both public and academic audiences, this symposium will feature dynamic presentations by Jewish foodways and cultural scholars, documentarians, culinary critics, and … Continued
A new report by UNC sociologist Charles Kurzman documents a 40 percent drop in the number of Muslim-Americans associated with violent extremism in 2016, as compared with the previous year. This drop was overshadowed by the mass shooting in Orlando, Fla., in June 2016.
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have discovered, for the first time, that plants can detect shadows and have identified how they do it, revealing a never-before-understood mechanism for how plants maximize the efficiency of capturing light and by extension, agricultural yield.
UNC historian Chad Bryant, along with King’s College professors Arthur Burns and Paul Readman, discuss the topic of walking in a new book of essays titled, “Walking Histories: 1800-1914.” Each essay focuses on the historical significance of walking in Great Britain as well as Eastern Europe, Russia, South Asia, and Australia