Twenty-four faculty members and teaching assistants have been named winners of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s 2017 University Teaching Awards. The recipients will be recognized during halftime of the men’s basketball game against Pittsburgh on Jan. 31. Chancellor Carol L. Folt also will host a spring banquet to honor the winners in April. The University Committee on … Continued
UNC historian Chad Bryant, along with King’s College professors Arthur Burns and Paul Readman, discuss the topic of walking in a new book of essays titled, “Walking Histories: 1800-1914.” Each essay focuses on the historical significance of walking in Great Britain as well as Eastern Europe, Russia, South Asia, and Australia
Carolina CUBE founder James Ellsmoor (economics/geography ’16) of Solar Head of State has been named to Forbes “30 Under 30” list. The list honors and recognizes young leaders across the world. Past innovators include Mark Zuckerberg and Kate McKinnon.
Six new interdisciplinary, team-taught courses will be offered across the College of Arts and Sciences beginning in fall 2017 in disciplines ranging from physics and astronomy to public policy to art.
More than a decade ago, Barbara Jones left Carolina after her sophomore year and began a series of service jobs that included the Marine Corps, law enforcement and Emergency Medical Services. This weekend, Jones will receive her bachelor’s degree in history from the College of Arts and Sciences, returning “home to Carolina,” she said, to finish what she started.
Up to $15 million in funding for the new center will build upon successes in reducing vehicular fatalities and injuries. It will be led by the Highway Safety Research Center in collaboration with the University’s department of city and regional planning in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Injury Prevention Research Center
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.