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An old adage says you learn by doing, and at Carolina new teaching technologies are proving the point.
Twenty-three students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill recently received a prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, which recognizes outstanding graduate students in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. An additional 25 Carolina applicants were accorded honorable mention in the competition. NSF fellows receive three years of support from the agency, including a $32,000 annual … Continued
Kathleen Mullan Harris, James E. Haar Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been elected into the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest honors that a U.S. scientist or engineer can receive.
Three graduating seniors reflect on what UNC has meant to them as they finish up final exams, cross things off bucket lists, don Carolina blue caps and gowns, and take on their next great adventures after May 11 commencement.
Donald Haggis, professor of classical archaeology and the Nicholas A. Cassas Term Professor of Greek Studies in the department of classics, was awarded a $200,000 grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation. The award will support ongoing archaeological excavations at Azoria, an early Greek city located on the island of Crete.
Joseph Haj, producing artistic director of PlayMakers Repertory Company, is leading a team of artists from PlayMakers to mount a production of William Shakespeare’s “Pericles” at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF). Haj, who helmed PlayMakers’ production of the epic adventure in 2008, will direct the OSF staging set for Feb. 28-Nov. 1, 2015. He takes a creative team with him … Continued
Both state and federal policymakers and managers are using marine sciences doctoral student Rachel Gittman’s dissertation research as they address coastal management challenges.