This past July, Carolina alumnus Philip Morgan left Duke University’s Social Science Research Institute to become director of the Carolina Population Center (CPC). His research focuses on human fertility and factors that explain variations in fertility patterns across populations.
When Chenxi “Chex” Yu left Chapel Hill to spend the summer in Beijing, China, as part of the UNC-Peking University Entrepreneurship Summer Internship program, she knew she would have some great learning experiences. But she didn’t know she would make history.
A free public symposium Oct. 25-26 at UNC-Chapel Hill will put the end of the Maya Long Count calendar cycle on Dec. 21 into a larger historical and cultural context that includes the voices of Maya people.
Even after 50 years, the story most people think they know about the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis is not exactly right. Carolina political science professor Timothy McKeown has devoted much of his career to fixing that, one misperception at a time.
In a distinguished 40-year career at UNC, W. Grant Dahlstrom, Kenan Professor of Psychology, did great things in a quiet way. A graduate fellowship honoring Dahlstrom is now providing support for a clinical psychology student.
As a longtime faculty member in the department of sociology, Glen Elder (Ph.D. ’61) is aware of the funding challenges faced by its students. That’s why when he and his wife decided to make a planned gift to UNC, they chose to support graduate students in sociology.
Was the Old Well ever new? Daniel Wallace explains in this tribute to UNC’s beloved landmark.