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UNC System President Margaret Spellings makes her inaugural visit to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Spellings is beginning her administration by visiting all of the UNC system’s 17 constituent institutions over the next 100 days.

Celebrate Undergraduate Research at UNC April 18

Undergraduate researchers will discuss topics including fine arts, diversity and equity, health and well-being, and US and foreign relations, at the 17th Annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research on April 18 in the Frank Porter Graham Student Union on the UNC campus.

Center for European Studies Receives Three Grants to Bolster Study of the European Union

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Center for European Studies (CES) was awarded two three-year grants from the European Union (EU) Commission and a special grant from the European Union Delegation to the United States. All awards begin in the 2015-2016 academic year.

“The Story of God”: Premiere Screening and Discussion March 23

A world premiere and panel discussion of the National Geographic Channel six-part series, “The Story of God with Morgan Freeman,” will be held at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education on March 23.

Chemistry professor Michael Crimmins selected for 2016 BOG Teaching Excellence Award

The Board of Governors has selected UNC-Chapel Hill Distinguished Professor Michael T. Crimmins in the department of chemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences for a 2016 Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Studying the effects of hunger on the foraging behavior of mud crabs

Senior Jenny Hughes’ research focuses on the effects of hunger on the foraging behavior of mud crabs within the presence of predators that sit higher up in the food chain.

UNC-Chapel Hill researchers crack 50-year-old nuclear waste problem, make storage safer

UNC-Chapel Hill scientists figure out how to remove americium from nuclear waste pools, opening the door for expanding the use of one of the cleanest and efficient energy sources on the planet.