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A Constellation of Cosmos Events at Carolina. 2017 Nobel Laureate Kip Thorne My Romance with the Warped Side of the Universe: From Black Holes and Wormholes to Time Travel and Gravitational Waves. A free lecture by the 2019 Frey Foundation Distinguished Visiting Professor Kip Thorne Thursday, Feb. 21 – Memorial Hall, 5:30 p.m. college.unc.edu/frey

Nobel laureate Kip Thorne to speak on black holes, time travel and more

Kip Thorne’s lecture, “My Romance with the Warped Side of the Universe: From Black Holes and Wormholes to Time Travel and Gravitational Waves” will take place on Feb. 21 at 5:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall.


Guskiewicz appointed interim chancellor

A neuroscientist and internationally recognized expert on sport-related concussions, Kevin Guskiewicz joined Carolina’s faculty in 1995 and has served as dean of the College of Arts & Sciences since January 2016. As interim chancellor, he will chart a course for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


Chancellor's Science Scholar Lauren Gullett ’20.

Supporting STEM Scholars at UNC

The Sherman Fairchild Foundation recently donated $10 million to the Chancellor’s Science Scholars Program. The William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust pledged a $5 million grant, provided the University raises an additional $10 million in matching gifts by the end of 2023.


Jarrahi

Jarrahi Family Supports New Professorship in Persian Studies

The Department of Religious Studies at the University of Chapel Hill College of Arts & Sciences is pleased to announce a new tenure-track assistant professor position in Islamic studies with a specialization in Persian/Iranian studies, funded by the newly established Dr. Ali Jarrahi Term Professorship.


Fall pic showing colors on campus and the sign "For All Kind" pic is on Cameron Avenue

Four honored with Davie Awards

The Davie Awards honor four individuals who exemplify dedication, commitment and service to the University.


Paving the Way: Entrepreneur Helps Women Following in Her Footsteps

Leigh Goodwyn and her dorm-furnishings company, LeighDeux, provide scholarships and mentoring for young women who aspire to be entrepreneurs.


Jonathan Hess

Memorial fund created in honor of department chair and distinguished professor Jonathan Hess

A memorial fund has been set up in honor of Jonathan Hess, professor and chair of the department of Germanic and Slavic languages and literatures, who passed away suddenly on April 9.