Lindsay Fulenwider is actually not a big fan of Tar Heel novelist Thomas Wolfe. But her father, John Fulenwider, a South Carolina physician, sure was. “He would always say, ‘He’s the greatest American novelist,’” said Fulenwider, manager of the art and art history department and a 25-year Carolina employee. “But my mother liked [F. Scott] Fitzgerald.” Her father accumulated an … Continued
Peter Grauer ’68 believes in how Honors Carolina can change students’ lives. Grauer, chair of worldwide media company Bloomberg L.P., served for more than 15 years as chair of the Honors Carolina Advisory Board. A recent $3 million gift commitment will endow the Peter T. Grauer Associate Dean for Honors Carolina Fund. The endowment will provide salary and research funding. … Continued
College’s role in UNC campaign emphasizes innovation, entrepreneurship, experiential learning and more
First-year student Samantha Grounds of Marietta, Ga., arrived on campus in August as one of Carolina’s first Lookout Scholars. Class valedictorian, captain of the soccer team and president of her high school’s National Honor Society, she is eager to explore all that Carolina has to offer. She hopes to pursue a degree in public health. Her dream is to travel … Continued
UNC psychologist Barbara Fredrickson will be awarded the TANG Prize to honor her “exceptional contributions to the well-being of humanity” on Nov. 12 in Toronto, Canada. Fredrickson, the Kenan Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience in the College of Arts & Sciences, is a leading researcher in the science of positive emotions.
To shed light on the campus activism happening today, undergraduate students Sydney Lopez and Liv Linn turned to the past. Through internships last summer at the Southern Oral History Program, they produced a digital exhibit, “UNC Foodworkers’ Strikes of 1969,” and a complementary audio documentary on the event, perhaps the largest and longest example of collective activism in UNC’s history. … Continued
Nancy Allbritton, the Kenan Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Chemistry, received the 2017 Edward Kidder Graham Faculty Service Award at University Day, which recognizes distinguished service to the state, the nation and the University by a faculty member.
Three students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were selected as recipients of the 2018 William D. Weir Honors Fellowship in Asian Studies, a program designed for students who have started their Chinese language journey and would like to develop advanced working language skills.