The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation awarded $2.3M to the Two Blades Foundation (2Blades), a charitable organization that supports the development of durable disease resistance in crop plants. UNC biologist Jeff Dangl is part of the research teams that will investigate plant immunity in the United States and Europe.
In 1915, former UNC President Kemp Plummer Battle sent a mysterious box to the North Carolina Historical Society. It contained a Montgomery Ward mail-order catalog from that year and instructions to members of the University community to use that catalog in order to reflect on changes in society both fifty and a hundred years later.
Four highly promising Carolina faculty members in diverse fields, including David Nicewicz in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences, have been awarded the Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prizes for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement by Young Faculty.
Martin Eakes, co-founder and CEO of Self-Help and the Center for Responsible Lending, will discuss “Extreme Inequality: Is it Really a Problem?” on Oct. 1 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Third-best fundraising year for the College of Arts and Sciences yields support for faculty, undergraduate research and study abroad for students, and Hill Hall renovations
For the 15th straight year, the nation’s first public university has been ranked as one of the best.
The performance studies program of the department of communication at UNC announces 12 new creative projects beginning in October 2015, to be performed in Swain’s Studio 6. Infinite Loop by Christopher Dahlie, Oct. 2-3 Brabo by Susannah Ryan, Oct. 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, 31 And So We Walked by DeLanna Studi, produced by the UNC Process Series, Nov. 13-14 … Continued