For the third year in a row, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has moved up in the rankings of the Peace Corps’ Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list.
Geoffrey Bell wanted a way for students in his fall 2016 Restoration Ecology class to link concepts in ecosystem restoration with the practical application of research techniques they were learning. Sally Hoyt wanted to find new ways to engage students in the campus infrastructure around them. So it was only natural that the two found a common purpose in the … Continued
PlayMakers Repertory Company, the professional theater in residence in UNC’s College of Arts & Sciences, has always had a long relationship with the works of William Shakespeare, and bringing them to the University and local communities.
Chancellor Folt talks about the new initiative in this video. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has launched a five-year initiative, “Creating Scientists: Learning by Connecting, Doing and Making,” to expose undergraduate students to more hands-on research and collaborative opportunities and help them hone their analytical and problem-solving skills to tackle real-world problems. The plan is not just for science … Continued
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have found that up to 90 percent of predatory fish are gone from Caribbean coral reefs, straining the ocean ecosystem and coastal economy. The good news? They identified reefs, known as supersites, which can support large numbers of predator fishes that if reintroduced, can help restore the environmental and economic … Continued
Tania Lima, director of global engagement for King’s Worldwide at King’s College London, visited the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on February 23 for an overview of partnership activities between UNC and King’s. Lima joined King’s Worldwide in February 2016 and is responsible for directing the global engagement team and supporting overseas partnerships. During her visit, Lima met … Continued
As part of Asia Week 2017, the Carolina Asia Center at UNC-Chapel Hill hosted a special guest whose work offered a window into Tibetan culture. Geshe Palden Sangpo, a monk who practices Tibetan Buddhism, spent nearly four days at the FedEx Global Education Center creating a sand mandala, an ancient Tibetan Buddhist art form.