During her initial pre-dissertation fieldwork in Lima, anthropology Ph.D. candidate Achsah Dorsey met with a number of women about their primary health concerns. “Every person I spoke to wanted to know more about anemia and its effect on their children,” she said.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill welcomed a delegation from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at King’s College London April 16-19, 2018, including Russell Goulbourne, dean, and Raphael Woolf, vice dean of external relations.
A UNC team led by geologist Tamlin Pavelsky has received funding from NASA’s Earth Science Division to expand a pilot citizen science program to measure lake water storage from North Carolina to the globe. Pavelsky’s team was one of six chosen from a group of 16 prototype projects at institutions around the country.
UNC-Chapel Hill receives $10 million commitment from Pope Foundation to advance core areas of excellence and service
$3.75 million of the $10 million gift will support the Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) Program in the College of Arts & Sciences. On April 23, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill announced a $10 million commitment from the John William Pope Foundation to support a combination of core areas where Carolina excels: cancer research, multidisciplinary and innovative … Continued
Jamie May, former senior associate dean for development and executive director of the Arts and Sciences Foundation, was awarded the William F. Little Award for Distinguished Service to the College of Arts and Sciences in recognition of his extraordinary leadership and service. The honor was presented at an Arts and Sciences Foundation board dinner on April 5. Former employees, board … Continued
Latasha Mingo, department manager for psychology and neuroscience, has been named Manager of the Year in the College of Arts & Sciences. The award was presented at the College’s Award in Management luncheon on April 18.
A project to replace the roof of the Hanes Art Center will begin May 14, 2018, and is expected to be completed by Aug. 12, 2018. The project will include the replacement of the original 26,000 square foot roof, repairs to the building envelope, and the installation of a permanent fall protection system. This project was originally scheduled to begin … Continued