News and Features
Football safety and preventing head injuries will be the topic of a lecture and symposium at UNC beginning March 6.
Daniel Gitterman, associate professor of public policy in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences, has been awarded the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, one of the state’s highest honors.
UNC paleontologist Joe Carter and Karin Peyer, a UNC alumna from the Museum of Natural History in Paris, will unveil a 12-foot long skeletal reconstruction of a one-of-a-kind prehistoric reptile on March 3.
PlayMakers Repertory Company announces the Summer Youth Conservatory for 2013. The Conservatory will feature programs for high school and middle school students, and culminate in a production of Stephen Sondheim’s Tony Award-winning musical thriller “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.”
John Hubbell’s production, “The Soundtrack Project” was honored at the Mid-South Emmy Awards in Nashville with three awards.
ESPN analyst and former NFL player Merril Hoge will speak at a March symposium on how to recognize, manage and prevent serious head injuries among high school and college athletes. The event will be held March 8-9 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Jeff Spinner-Halev, Kenan Eminent Professor of Political Science, has been named an Abbey Fellow. Fellows provide critical links between their departments and the Academic Advising Program.