Computer Science Professor Ron Alterovitz was recognized with the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). The PECASE is the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government … Continued
In this week’s episode of UNC’s Well Said podcast, assistant professor Nicholas Law from the physics and astronomy department discusses the Evryscope, how he and his team use it to … Continued
The Odum Institute, the first social science research center in the world, has trained and supported hundreds of researchers specializing in everything from anthropology to city and regional planning to … Continued
Associate professor Andrew Mann is building small satellites in campus makerspaces to discover young planets that could one day sustain life.
Philip Gura, William S. Newman Distinguished Professor of English & Comparative Literature in the College of Arts & Sciences at UNC-Chapel Hill, has been awarded the Order of the Long … Continued
A new study reveals substantially higher risks of death between ages 1-24 for children living in families with lower levels of parental education, lower levels of family income, and/or for … Continued
After 25 years as director of the UNC Center for Urban and Regional Studies (CURS), Bill Rohe stepped down and entered phased retirement on June 30, 2019. This doesn’t mean … Continued
On this week’s episode of UNC’s “Well Said” podcast, rising junior Excellence Perry shares how he hopes to empower incoming Tar Heels as an orientation leader. Perry is pursuing a … Continued
From the shores of New Jersey to the North Carolina coast, Pete Peterson has always loved the ocean. He’s spent nearly five decades researching its marine life, fighting for its … Continued
The William Blake Archive at UNC-Chapel Hill recently published a digital collection of Blake’s receipts for the sale of his artwork, many of which have never before been reproduced.
Mohit Bansal, an assistant professor in the department of computer science and director of the UNC-NLP lab, received a Google Focused Research Award to fund exploration of spatial language understanding.
Join PlayMakers Repertory Company’s Summer Youth Conservatory for their production of Bright Star by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell. It runs July 17-28.
Summer in Chapel Hill may be a bit quieter — and hotter — than the rest of the year, but with Summer School in session and thousands of incoming first-year … Continued
UNC-Chapel Hill’s Jodi Magness, researchers and students are the first to find a mosaic art depiction of a scene from the biblical book of Exodus.
This year, music students Barron Northrup and Corbin Bryan teamed up to build a rare and near-forgotten instrument called the octochordon, an ancestor of the viola da gamba and the … Continued
PlayMakers Repertory Company’s Producing Artistic Director Vivienne Benesch will make her Broadway directorial debut next spring with the New York premiere of Noah Haidle’s play Birthday Candles. The play will … Continued
Their innovations include the development of tissue-like implant materials, novel X-ray detectors, healthy frozen-meal products for lower-income consumers and a precise syringe for more accurate drug dose measurements. College of … Continued
An interdisciplinary team that includes several CPC fellows has received a UNC Creativity Hub Pilot Award to begin to research how exposure to extreme weather events affects both people and the … Continued
An increase in mental health awareness, low recruitment numbers, and longer deployments during the War on Terror — the longest-running conflict in American history — has shifted the rules and … Continued
Managed by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, the Creativity Hubs award program encourages and supports diverse, interdisciplinary teams that pursue answers to complex societal problems.