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Joseph DeSimone receives $250,000 Kabiller Prize in Nanoscience and Nanomedicine

One of the largest monetary awards for achievement in nanoscience recognizes DeSimone’s PRINT technology, a breakthrough technology that has been used to make advances toward the development of new cancer treatments, inhalable therapeutics and next generation vaccines for malaria, pneumonia and dengue.

Digital archive captures mill town’s heyday

When Gastonia’s iconic Loray/Firestone mill was being redeveloped, UNC’s Digital Innovation Lab was on hand to help preserve and present the history of the mill and the people associated with it.

Students present short plays at ‘Long Story Shorts’ festival Oct. 23-24

The Writing for the Screen and Stage Program in the College of Arts and Sciences will host the fifth annual “Long Story Shorts” festival Oct. 23-24 at 8 p.m.

UNC-Chapel Hill honored as an Insight Into Diversity 2015 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award winner

Award recognizes colleges and universities demonstrating outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.

PlayMakers presents hit Broadway comedy ‘Seminar’ starting Oct. 14

Professional theater company’s production features company member Ray Dooley in the virtuoso role of a “take-no-prisoners” mentor to a group of aspiring young writers.

Turning first-years into leaders

For 24 first-year students, the road to success at Carolina took a three-hour detour west of Chapel Hill and up the Blue Ridge Parkway to Blowing Rock, N.C., last weekend.

CANCELLED Battaglini next featured speaker at Tar Heel Tailgate Talks

Claudio Battaglini, a former soccer star and international-level coach turned award-winning Carolina professor, will serve as feature speaker for the Sept. 26 Tar Heel Tailgate Talk.