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UNC student earns Killam Fellowship for study in Québec

Andrew Royce Bauer, a senior Honors student in African, African American and Diaspora Studies, has been selected to participate in the Canada-based Killam Fellowships Program administered by Fulbright Canada.


UNC biologist is part of global effort that will investigate plant immunity

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation awarded $2.3M to the Two Blades Foundation (2Blades), a charitable organization that supports the development of durable disease resistance in crop plants. UNC biologist Jeff Dangl is part of the research teams that will investigate plant immunity in the United States and Europe.


100-Year-Old Challenge Draws to Close Sept. 15 at Wilson Library

In 1915, former UNC President Kemp Plummer Battle sent a mysterious box to the North Carolina Historical Society. It contained a Montgomery Ward mail-order catalog from that year and instructions to members of the University community to use that catalog in order to reflect on changes in society both fifty and a hundred years later.


Four faculty members, including David Nicewicz in chemistry, honored with Hettleman awards

Four highly promising Carolina faculty members in diverse fields, including David Nicewicz in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences, have been awarded the Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prizes for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement by Young Faculty.


Co-founder/CEO of Self-Help and the Center for Responsible Lending to speak Oct. 1

Martin Eakes, co-founder and CEO of Self-Help and the Center for Responsible Lending, will discuss “Extreme Inequality: Is it Really a Problem?” on Oct. 1 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


College of Arts and Sciences raises $55.7 million in private support in FY 2015

Third-best fundraising year for the College of Arts and Sciences yields support for faculty, undergraduate research and study abroad for students, and Hill Hall renovations


Carolina ranks fifth among national public universities

For the 15th straight year, the nation’s first public university has been ranked as one of the best.