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Canoeing down the banks of the Coharie River recently as part of a capstone course, UNC-Chapel Hill senior Daniel Barnes-Batista said, was the kind of educational experience he could never get at a desk.
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
The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is preparing to update its General Education curriculum — the first major overhaul since the Making Connections Curriculum was put into place in 2006 — and feedback is requested from the Carolina community and the general public. Dean Kevin Guskiewicz has formed a Curriculum Revision … Continued
Three College of Arts and Sciences faculty members will team-teach a new course this spring that will explore issues of race, gender, sexuality and inclusion, highlighting topics such as racial profiling, gender discrimination, identity formation, social and environmental justice — and how these things intersect. The course, “Intersectionality: Race, Gender, Sexuality and Social Justice” was created by professors Jennifer Ho … Continued
Kenan Professor of Sociology Howard Aldrich includes BeAM@MURRAY HALL in his Sociology 89H course, “Rationalization and the Changing Nature of Social Life in 21st Century America,” combining a week-long visit with the underlying course theme on the effect of technological change on the process of rationalization in modern society.