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UNC physicists contributed to Breakthrough Prize-winning projects

The awards, presented by the Breakthrough Prize Foundation, honor pioneering work in physics and genetics, cosmology, neurology and mathematics.

Pulitzer Prize winner to facilitate Nov. 19 UNC Town Hall on race and inclusion

Clarence Page, a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, syndicated columnist and senior member of the Chicago Tribune editorial board, will facilitate the Town Hall on Thursday, Nov. 19.

Honors Carolina hosts live demonstration of an Enigma machine

Honors Carolina will host a live webcast of an Enigma machine in action from Winston House, Carolina’s study center in London, on Nov. 19 at 2:30 p.m. in Graham Memorial Hall, Room 039. These famous machines protected commercial, diplomatic and military communication during the early- to mid-twentieth century.

Two creative writing faculty win North Carolina literary awards

Two faculty members in creative writing in the department of English and comparative literature received awards at the 115th annual meeting of the North Carolina Literary and Historical Association in Raleigh on Nov. 13..

Forged in the hearts of stars

UNC and Arizona State researchers will study thermonuclear reaction rates to determine how much of certain elements exploding stars can produce.

Attend two talks this week on ISIS vs. Al-Qaeda, and on European Islam

Two timely talks this week will address topics by experts on the politics of Islam in Europe and on radical Islamic organizations.

Guskiewicz, Mihalik talk impact of concussions

Concussions on the playing field may steal the news headlines, but head trauma isn’t just an issue for athletes — it can be a life-or-death situation for members of the military, as well.