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Sullivan selected for Board of Governors Teaching Excellence Award

The Board of Governors of the 17-campus University of North Carolina has selected UNC-Chapel Hill’s Terry Sullivan, an associate professor in the Department of Political Science, for a 2015 Award for Excellence in Teaching. Sullivan is one of 17 recipients, nominated by special committees on their home campuses and selected by the Board of Governors’ Committee on Personnel and Tenure

Environmentalist Williams: ‘Pick a national park and fight for it’

Author Terry Tempest Williams believes national parks are under siege, and on March 24 – in front of a crowd that included UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol L. Folt — she urged people to become informed about what’s happening.

Students explore topics from voluntourism to hip-hop at annual AAAD conference

Students covered wide-ranging and diverse topics stretching from Africa to the black experience in the U.S. to the diaspora at the second annual undergraduate research conference in the department of African, African American and Diaspora Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences.

GEAB Impact Award winner helps N.C. manufacturers “go green”

Industries have pursued technologies that minimize the energy and resources necessary to make products in order to lower costs and fulfill consumer demand for “greener” manufacturing. Chemistry doctoral student Sara Turner is working to bring North Carolina to the forefront of this growing industry.

Hollywood Heels: L.A. internships provide invaluable industry experience

(WATCH VIDEO) Scores of UNC alumni have launched careers in the film and TV industry thanks to a communication studies internship program that sends students to Hollywood each summer.

Researchers collaborate to develop revolutionary 3D print technology

A 3D printer is the first to use light and oxygen to synthesize materials from a pool of liquid, reimagining a technology that could bring 3D printing into mainstream manufacturing.

State of the Plate food conference explores local-global connections, March 27-28

The two-day interdisciplinary conference, “State of the Plate: Food and the Local-Global Nexus,” will explore the historic, aesthetic and political connections between our local and global food systems and movements, Friday, March 27, through Saturday, March 28, 2015. The free conference will be held in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium at the FedEx Global Education Center at the University of North … Continued