Author Archives: Kim Spurr
Students from across North Carolina come to UNC-Chapel Hill to discuss complex and timely ethical dilemmas in the seventh annual competition. The seventh annual North Carolina High School Ethics Bowl will bring 24 teams from across North Carolina to the … Continued
The increasing concern over misinformation and “fake news” in the marketplace of ideas has stimulated research efforts on automatic fact-checking via machine learning and natural language processing methods. A UNC-Chapel Hill computer science team recently took first place in the first international Fact Extraction and Verification Challenge in Belgium.
Through a fall 2018 research-intensive QEP class, students interviewed nine descendants of a 1921 North Carolina lynching victim at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. Their oral history interviews will be archived at the museum and in Wilson Library as part of the ongoing Descendants Project, which will capture the stories of living family members of lynching victims and help to memorialize those victims.
Lloyd Kramer, director of Carolina Public Humanities and professor in the department of history in the College of Arts & Sciences at UNC-Chapel Hill, is the 2018 recipient of the George H. Johnson Prize for Distinguished Achievement by an Institute for the Arts and Humanities Fellow.
Winter Commencement marked the graduation of 1,194 master’s students, 834 undergraduates, 269 doctoral students and 13 professional students. As Carolina graduates turned their tassels at UNC-Chapel Hill’s Winter Commencement on Dec. 16, former Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Winston Crisp … Continued