UNC’s Office of Undergraduate Education will receive $3 million over four years to fund a program for first-generation college students that includes curricular innovations, outreach and support, and pathways for timely and affordable degree completion.
The Carolina Population Center at UNC has received a five–year, $28 million grant for the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health. The study is led by sociologist Kathleen Mullan Harris.
A new, free, six-week online course that explores the stories, music and art of the American South will be offered Oct. 13 to Nov. 28. The course is being taught by historian William Ferris.
UNC hosted a delegation from Universität Bremen, Germany on Sept. 8 and 9. Since 2009, Bremen has been a member of the TransAtlantic Masters (TAM) program, a unique and intensive degree program offered through the Center for European Studies.
Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor will be the most recognizable figures in “The Roosevelts: An Intimate Portrait” as it airs on PBS this week, but viewers who have spent time in Chapel Hill may spot another familiar face.
Sixty-one percent of immigrants in North Carolina have no health insurance coverage, yet the majority believe that health insurance is a necessity they would not give up if they could afford it, according to a new UNC study.
Political analyst Norman Ornstein will discuss “Coping with Dysfunction: How Can the American Political System Emerge from its Morass?” Oct. 2 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.