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PlayMakers Repertory Company continues its main-stage season Jan. 21-Feb. 8 with a scathingly funny backstage drama, “Trouble in Mind.” Listen to a new podcast featuring members of the show.
James Williams, an Asian Studies and economics double major as well as a Phillips Ambassador, has been named one of the “25 under 25 in U.S. and China Relations,” a list published by Yale’s China Hands. James’s essay, “Rethinking China’s ‘Exploitation’ of Africa” appears in the fall 2014 issue of the China Hands journal. In the paper, he analyzes Sino-African … Continued
The Study Abroad Office in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, which offers students more than 325 programs worldwide, has recently announced new programs in regions ranging from Argentina to Russia. New programs are listed below by location and first semester of offering. UNC Jewish Studies in Buenos Aires Summer (Summer … Continued
Oysters may be one of North Carolina’s most important organisms. They filter the water, their shells provide habitats for other organisms, and they can help slow the process of erosion. But can they do all those things even when they’re regularly being harvested for food?
UNC 2010 computer science alumni Calvin Young was featured recently by Forbes magazine in the 30 Under 30 2015 in Consumer Tech who are turning your smartphone into life’s remote control.
Carolina faculty brought in $792.7 million in research contracts and grants in fiscal 2014. Leading those efforts since March 2011 has been Vice Chancellor for Research Barbara Entwisle, Kenan Distinguished Professor of Sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Marine science researchers at UNC have found that estuaries generate natural defenses against the effects of global warming—until a hurricane hits.