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The excess of matter over antimatter is one of the most compelling mysteries in science, according to physicist John Wilkerson at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. If equal amounts of matter and antimatter had formed in the Big Bang more than 13 billion years ago, one should have annihilated the other. Yet matter exists now. One way … Continued
The Retired Faculty Program, a seminar developed by the Retired Faculty Association and the Institute for the Arts and Humanities, helps faculty members plan for the next stage in their lives.
About 45 art, art history and classics students, hairstylists, costume designers and a few curious staff and community members crowded into the Ackland Art Museum’s ancient art gallery on a recent Friday afternoon, eager to learn how to replicate ancient Roman hairstyles.
From textile mills to the state’s mental hospital, a team of UNC faculty, students and staff are engaging with North Carolina communities to tell their own complicated stories.
The Graduate School recently announced awards given to graduate students for powerful discoveries that contribute to a better future for people and communities in North Carolina. Seventeen Impact Awards and five Horizon Awards were presented for 2018.
A generation under Soviet control made its voice heard on tape. UNC music scholar Andrea F. Bohlman is listening.
Even though more than 1.4 million American children under the age of 18 care for siblings or parents who have a chronic illness or disability, support for this demographic is in short supply. UNC geographer Elizabeth Olson and collaborators look to other countries as models for growing youth caregiver resources in the United States.