Awards for distinguished service to the College of Arts & Sciences were presented to William R. “Bill” and Marcie Cohen Ferris, both Carolina professors emeritus, and alumnus David Pardue Jr. … Continued
Two faculty-led teams working on products to help people outside the University will receive a C. Felix Harvey Award to Advance Institutional Priorities at Carolina, which supply $75,000 in funding … Continued
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been named a “First Forward Advisory Institution” and is among the inaugural cohort of academic institutions nationwide being recognized for their … Continued
Digital research projects in a senior seminar in Southern studies illuminate the history, stories, locations and culture of Southern apples. Students at UNC-Chapel Hill are the first to explore a … Continued
Using the tagline “an inclusive blue begins with you,” Carolina’s Office for Diversity and Inclusion presented its 11th annual awards April 29. Jermaine Bryant, senior majoring in classics in the … Continued
Kurt Gray studies what he calls the science of moral understanding. This new field draws elements from social psychology, which studies intergroup conflict, and from moral psychology, which studies how … Continued
A multi-institution study focuses on the replications of the UMBC Meyerhoff Scholars program at Penn State University and UNC-Chapel Hill. The program is designed to increase diversity in STEM fields.
A new shared learning initiative in the College of Arts & Sciences will support student learning and discussions about heritage, race, post-conflict legacies, politics of remembrance and contemporary projects of … Continued
Meredith Emery, a studio art major and geography minor, was recently selected for the prestigious Beinecke Scholarship. The Beinecke Scholarship, a program of The Sperry Fund, recognized Emery’s impressive achievements … Continued
Carolina’s undergraduate students are making meaningful contributions to research every day, and their work was on full display at the 20th annual Undergraduate Research and Making Expo on April 24.
Sara Cockerham was named Manager of the Year in the College of Arts & Sciences for outstanding accomplishments in leadership and management in the department of sociology.
Jaye Cable (current chair of the Environment, Ecology and Energy Program (E3P) has been named senior associate dean for natural sciences in the College of Arts & Sciences.
Henry Fuchs is always looking 20 years ahead, and two decades from now the computer scientist thinks augmented-reality eyeglasses will be the norm. Fuchs and his team of students and … Continued
Katrina Morgan, a doctoral student in mathematics, has received the 2019 Boka W. Hadzija Award for Distinguished University Service.
Three faculty members from UNC-Chapel Hill — Kathleen M. Harris, Jodi Magness and Bryan L. Roth — have been elected into the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. Harris (sociology) … Continued
A new study concludes that exposure to extreme heat and precipitation in prenatal and early childhood years in countries of the global tropics could make it harder for children to … Continued
Computer science doctoral student Darryl Hannan has been selected as a recipient of the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship for 2019. This is a nationwide fellowship that supports outstanding … Continued
Brian Hogan, a biochemist and director of the Carolina Covenant and the Achieve Scholars Program, delivered the annual Last Lecture on April 11.
The IDEAs in Action curriculum, endorsed by the UNC-Chapel Hill Faculty Council on April 12, emphasizes the first-year experience, key “focus capacities” and experiential learning.
Studio art major Kaleb Lyda ’21 discusses his “Obscura Domes,” which is a pinhole camera sculpture comprised of wood, plastic and glass. Lyda’s work, which will be located on Polk … Continued