News and Features
A documentary about Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Horace Carter and his stand against racism airs Thursday, Jan. 9 at 10 p.m. on UNC-TV. It was produced by the Center for the Study of the American South.
Pebble Technology announced a partnership with UNC’s department of computer science as part of the Pebble Education Project, an educational donation program designed to foster creativity and innovation in the computer science and engineering communities.
Caterpillars of two species of butterflies in Colorado and California have evolved to feed rapidly at higher and at a broader range of temperatures in the past 40 years, suggesting that they are evolving quickly to cope with a hotter, more variable climate.
William “Bill” Rohe, a faculty member in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences, has received a Fulbright Research Scholarship to research urban revitalization in Glasgow, Scotland.
Diversity plays a central role in the innovation process. My UNC chemistry colleagues and I emphasize diversity as part of the culture of our department, writes chemistry professor Joseph DeSimone.
What might make solar technology more affordable? Trading silicon for plastic. Chemist Wei You and physicist Rene Lopez in the College of Arts and Sciences are studying the issue.
PlayMakers Repertory Company will present the world premiere of “The Story of The Gun,” created and performed by award-winning storyteller-monologuist Mike Daisey, Jan. 8-12, 2014.