The Orville Gordon Browne (OGB) Foundation has made a $1 million gift to the UNC-Chapel Hill College of Arts and Sciences to establish an endowed term professorship in Carolina’s School of Civic Life and Leadership.
The award supports a collaborative project between UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State University. Researchers will develop a new short-wave infrared light camera and train a diverse group of students in using innovative technologies.
Researchers with the UNC Center for Galapagos Studies, alongside external collaborators, received a $2.5m grant from the National Science Foundation to expand their research on marine plankton in the Galapagos.
The new paper by UNC-Chapel Hill researchers reveals rapid fluvial incision attributed to the growth of high topography in China’s Yangtze River.
A team of researchers and physicians led by Professor Ron Alterovitz in UNC’s computer science department has demonstrated, for the first time, a robotic needle capable of autonomously maneuvering through intricate lung tissue while avoiding obstacles and important lung structures.
The 2023-2024 cohort will offer mentorship and professional development opportunities for students in the entrepreneurship minor as they visit campus this year.
In the Media
When we think of “the American working class,” we think of whites, historian Blair L.M. Kelley notes. But much of that class is Black, and, compared with white laborers, a higher proportion of all Black people are part of it. Kelley, a professor of Southern studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, tells the poignant story of her grandfather John Dee, the son of a Georgia sharecropper, in her latest book, "Black Folk: The Roots of the Black Working Class."
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Poet, writer and educator Allison Hedge Coke will deliver the 2023 Thomas Wolfe Lecture on Tuesday, Oct. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Hill Hall’s Moeser Auditorium. Among her many honors and awards, Hedge Coke was a National Book Award finalist and received the Emory Elliott Book Award and the American Book Award.
By the Numbers
academic departments and curricula,
115 undergraduate programs of study
graduate programs ranked in the top 30
by U.S. News & World Report
of all Carolina students graduate with at least one major in the College
in research funding
of all undergraduate hours at Carolina are taught by College faculty