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
Since studying abroad in India in 2009 as a Phillips Ambassador, Patrick Dowd ’10 has lived and worked in Thailand, Nepal and the Tibetan region of the People’s Republic of China. 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 … Continued
The College of Arts and Sciences recognized 12 new distinguished professors at a reception Oct. 24 in Hyde Hall.
https://youtu.be/Ygt4K6y5QgE Archaeology is often associated with objects that are hundreds of years old — and older. But a new technique being used by Carolina researchers is bringing the field firmly into the 21st century. UNC-Chapel Hill’s Research Laboratories of Archaeology, part of the College of Arts and Sciences, is one of only a few university programs in the United States to use … Continued