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Folt, Hawking kick off historic physics conference

UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol L. Folt welcomed renowned physicist Stephen Hawking in front of a sold-out crowd at the Hawking Radiation Conference in Stockholm, Sweden, on Monday.


Day in the Life: Resident Advisor Deanna Zhong

https://youtu.be/wStEg2ex13E Senior Deanna Zhong works a “live-in” job.  As a resident advisor for the past two years under the Department of Housing and Residential Education, her primary job responsibility is to be a 24/7 resource available to residents. Zhong juggles a psychology and economics double major in the College of Arts and Sciences with ensuring student safety, remedying flooded basements and enforcing quiet … Continued


No sleepy summer for UNC faculty on campus

Faculty, staff and graduate students have had a full and fruitful summer in Chapel Hill — engaging students in research about topics from climate change to archaeology, helping teachers enhance their curricular content on the African diaspora, creating beautiful music and lively theater performances and more.


Finding a niche

No matter where Carlos Perez-Heydrich went in the Cuban communities of Miami, somebody knew his name. So when it came time to pick a college, he didn’t want to follow his family’s familiar footsteps and stay in South Florida.


On Campus and Abroad: Global area studies centers offer resources and expertise on world regions

Six global area studies centers in the College of Arts and Sciences focus on world regions and actively promote the research and study of global issues.


South American example illustrates Rocky Mountain formation

New work from an international team of researchers including Sanja Knezevic Antonijevic of UNC-Chapel Hill and Carnegie’s Lara Wagner improves our understanding of the geological activity that is thought to have formed the Rocky Mountains. It is published by Nature.


PlayMakers kicks off PRC2 season with ‘Uncle Ho to Uncle Sam’

PlayMakers Repertory Company kicks off its PRC2 series August 26-30 with Trieu Tran’s powerful one-person show “Uncle Ho to Uncle Sam.” The play details the performer’s autobiographical journey from the fall of Saigon to new life in America.