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Shenggen Fan to deliver lecture, “Ending Hunger by 2025” on Oct. 23

Shenggen Fan will lead the public forum “Ending Hunger by 2025” at 12:15 p.m. on Oct. 23 in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium in the FedEx Global Education Center.

UNC physicists played key roles in Nobel Award-winning project

John Wilkerson, Reyco Henning and Mark Howe made significant contributions toward the discovery that neutrinos change identities as they travel from the core of the sun to the surface of the earth.

Delegation from University College London visits UNC

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill recently hosted Dame Nicola Brewer, vice-provost international of University College London (UCL), and colleagues. The delegation visited Chapel Hill to learn more about UNC’s area studies and global centers.

Carolina celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Diversity and Multicultural Affairs’ Carolina Latina/o Collaborative and the Carolina Union Activities Board launched UNC’s Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration on Sept. 15. Take advantage of more than 30 events through Oct. 15.

Meet the new Royster Fellows: Exceptional Carolina graduate students

The Graduate School’s Royster Society of Fellows attracts exceptionally talented graduate students from around the world. Many of them pursue graduate studies in the College of Arts and Sciences.

UNC student earns Killam Fellowship for study in Québec

Andrew Royce Bauer, a senior Honors student in African, African American and Diaspora Studies, has been selected to participate in the Canada-based Killam Fellowships Program administered by Fulbright Canada.

UNC biologist is part of global effort that will investigate plant immunity

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation awarded $2.3M to the Two Blades Foundation (2Blades), a charitable organization that supports the development of durable disease resistance in crop plants. UNC biologist Jeff Dangl is part of the research teams that will investigate plant immunity in the United States and Europe.