Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Students enrolled in “Robotics with LEGO” do have fun, but this First Year Seminar is hardly child’s play. Students in the course learn the process of basic computer software design, as well some simple mechanical design. (CLICK ON HEADLINE FOR VIDEO EXTRA)
Carolina alum Sue Falsone is head athletic trainer of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Officials said Falsone, 37, was the first woman to hold such a position on a major professional team in the United States.
Tia Davis, a UNC junior studying public relations and entrepreneurship, won the University’s 2012 Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship, including a $1,500 award. Runners up, who won $1,000 awards, are journalism major Jeremy Knight and psychology major Asif Kahn.
Science philosopher Philip Kitcher will discuss new approaches to public discourse on climate change, bioethics and other controversial issues, February 28 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Katrina Coble has won the 2011 Award in Management, given annually by the College of Arts and Sciences to recognize “outstanding accomplishments in leadership and management.” She received the award at the College’s annual managers’ lunch January 25. Coble manages the needs for some 200 faculty, students and staff in the department of computer science, where she has worked for … Continued
A chemistry professor who has been a faculty leader and is spearheading efforts to streamline operations at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was honored recently with the General Alumni Association’s Faculty Service Award.
Marc Levoy – whose career achievements include developing the cartoon animation system used in “The Flintstones” TV show and launching Google’s Street View project – will be the keynote speaker for UNC’s 2012 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony on May 12. During the ceremony, each participating graduate will be called to the stage to have the hood of the commencement regalia conferred … Continued