UNC’s Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence (CRC), funded by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Office of University Programs, is funding one of the new federal actions last month as part of the Obama administration’s recognition of the role of resilient design education in a resilient future.
In the Nov. 23 episode of UNC’s “Well Said” podcast, Steve Walsh, the Lyle V. Jones Distinguished Professor of Geography in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of Carolina’s Center for Galapagos Studies, discusses the impact that the increase in tourism is having on the Galapagos islands and what it means for the future of their renowned wildlife.
The comment that Charles Merritt, executive director of the Minor in Entrepreneurship, gets most often from students is “This program is so different. You spend so much time with us, helping us with internships, job searches and our future careers.” The five entrepreneurs-in-residence (three re-appointed, two recently hired) play a big role in connecting with students and bringing that valuable … Continued
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ranks 19th among all U.S. higher education institutions for the number of students earning credit for study abroad, according to the Institute of International Education’s (IIE) 2016 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange.
The College of Arts and Sciences celebrated the grand opening of its newest state-of-the-art campus makerspace on Nov. 16. At 3,500 square feet, the Murray Hall makerspace is the largest of the three campus facilities and will become the central hub of the BeAM (Be A Maker) network
View our 10th anniversary photo essay of past and present Phillips Ambassadors sharing what their study abroad experience has meant to them. The Phillips Ambassadors program is celebrating 10 years of supporting students’ study abroad experiences in Asia. Since its inception, 270 Carolina undergraduates have been awarded Phillips Ambassadors scholarships to study in a dozen Asian countries. The Phillips Ambassadors … Continued
The College of Arts and Sciences recognized 12 new distinguished professors at a reception Oct. 24 in Hyde Hall.