Author Archives: Kim Spurr
Five academic advisers in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have won 2012 national advising awards for making significant contributions to the improvement of academic advising. The awards will be presented … Continued
Studio art majors who will graduate in May, August and December 2012 will display their work in 219 Hanes Art Center from May 7-13. In this exhibition, graduating seniors will reflect on their time spent at Carolina. A broad range of works will be exhibited, representing nearly every artistic medium.
Lisa Lindsay, an associate professor of history in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences, was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship to support her research. The John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, based in New York City, appoints fellows based on prior achievement and … Continued
Catastrophic brain injuries associated with full-contact football appear to be rising, especially among high school students, according to a new report. The increase is alarming and indicates more coaches and athletic trainers should change how they teach the fundamental skills of the game, according to UNC researchers.
In a paper published today in the journal Nature Methods, a team from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill demonstrates a simple, cost-effective technique for three-dimensional RNA structure prediction that will help scientists understand the structures, and ultimately … Continued
PlayMakers Repertory Company will present the world premiere of “Penelope” April 25-29. In “Penelope,” a woman’s ex-husband reappears after 20 years, suffering from brain damage. An injured veteran of war, he does not know who he is. She does not understand who he’s become. She reads aloud from “The Odyssey” and finds a way into her former husband’s memory, breaking through his terror and the trauma of war.