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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.

Sit in on masterclass Nov. 11 with acclaimed baritone Sherrill Milnes

Internationally acclaimed operatic baritone Sherrill Milnes will present a master class and Q&A with UNC’s Kenan and Robertson Scholars on Nov. 11 at 3:30 p.m. in Person Recital Hall. The event, sponsored by the department of music in the College of Arts and Sciences, is free and open to the public. Milnes is universally acclaimed as the foremost operatic baritone of … Continued

Celebrating an early unpublished Latin American novel on Nov. 18

A roundtable discussion on Nov. 18 at UNC will celebrate the publication of Latin American writer José María Vargas Vila’s manuscript of his novel, En los jardines de Lesbos.