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AAU president to discuss role of research universities

September 19, 2012

Hunter Rawlings, president of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), will share his views about research universities Sept. 27 as part of the University’s yearlong conversation about the future of U.S. public higher education. Rawlings will give a free, … Continued

Global area studies centers launch new Web site

September 19, 2012

The Global Area Studies Centers at UNC have launched a redesigned Web site at http://areastudies.unc.edu. Visitors can learn about the activities of each center, funding opportunities and public outreach programs.

College Bookshelf

September 19, 2012

Fall books include a page-turner from Bart Ehrman, a tribute to Woody Durham and poems from New Orleans, plus books on the fascinating world of the hip-hop DJ, Cherokee stories, life in a West Va. coal-mining town; and more.

Water in the classroom

September 18, 2012

UNC faculty are designing new courses around the theme, “Water in our World.”