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Two UNC professors named 2015 Andrew Carnegie Fellows

Two professors at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been honored as inaugural 2015 Andrew Carnegie Fellows by the Carnegie Corporation of New York.

UNC student awarded Council of American Ambassadors Fellowship

UNC junior Colin Kantor of Keller, Texas, was awarded a 2015 Ambassadors Walter and Leonore Annenberg Fellowship from the Council of American Ambassadors. Kantor is pursuing majors in Germanic and Slavic languages and literatures; and peace, war and defense. He is also pursuing a history minor. Kantor was recognized for his academic achievements and leadership experience. His honors include selection … Continued

Chancellor Folt to deliver lecture on water research April 23

UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol L. Folt, an internationally recognized environmental scientist, will deliver the lecture “Water in Our World: Past Is Present, Future Is Fragile, But We Can Make a Difference” at 5:30 p.m. on April 23 at the Nelson Mandela Auditorium in the FedEx Global Education Center.

English professor’s book of poems was a 2015 Pulitzer finalist

Reel to Reel, a book of poems by Alan Shapiro, Kenan Distinguished Professor of English and Creative Writing in the College of Arts and Sciences, was a 2015 finalist for a Pulitzer Prize.

College sophomore named Udall Scholarship recipient

Joseph E. Locklear, a sophomore chemistry major in the College of Arts & Sciences and member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, has been awarded the Udall scholarship to help him pursue a career in native health care, addressing the problem of addictive behaviors among tribal populations.

Sixteen undergraduates selected as UNC Phillips Ambassadors for study abroad in Asia

Fifteen undergraduates from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and one Duke University undergraduate have been selected as Phillips Ambassadors for Summer and Fall 2015 study abroad programs in Asia.

UNC honors 15 individuals and groups for public service

Clean drinking water initiatives, cancer research programs and domestic violence prevention are some of the projects recognized by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill during the 2015 Public Service Awards.