The newly formed department of earth, marine and environmental sciences received a vote of confidence from College alumni Jennifer Watson Roberts ’82 and Manley Roberts ’80, who have created the Roberts-Watson Family Environmental Scholars Program.
In a story seemingly made-for-TV, Cliff Huang, Ph.D. ’68, weaves a tale that is truly rags to (academic) riches. It’s a story that led him to recently make a $1.5 million gift to support graduate students in the department of economics.
The Carolina Blue Honors Fellowship has been expanded to reach more UNC students with additional funding from Ricky May. This will build on the Carolina Blue Fellowship’s momentum pre-COVID-19 and will ensure the long-term success of the program.
A $12.5 million gift from the Gary Sinise Foundation Avalon Network will establish the THRIVE Program in the College of Arts & Sciences’ Matthew Gfeller Center.
Associate professor Benjamin Arbuckle and graduate student Christine Mikeska are examining remains of animal teeth excavated from two Bronze Age cities — Hattusa and Tell Bderi — to explore fundamental questions about how these early urban centers supported populations of several thousand people.
Bill Ross surprised his wife, Susan Gravely, with a donation to Carolina study abroad scholarships. Gravely co-founded the Italian dinner and giftware company VIETRI with her mother and sister.
The Gafinowitz family has made a lasting pledge to the department of African, African American and diaspora studies in honor of professor Eunice Sahle’s excellence in teaching, research, leadership and mentorship.