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Conflict in Syria is the topic of Oct. 1 panel

“Syria: The Wider Implications” will be the focus of a free panel discussion Oct. 1 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


Language studies award helps student prepare for photojournalism project

UNC student Ari Hires ’14 describes her opportunity to dig deeply into the Coptic Christian community of the country of Georgia as proof that academic aspirations can become reality.


Exploring Joara: Excavating the past, shaping the future in western N.C.

Three UNC archaeology alums have unearthed the earliest European settlement in the interior United States near Morganton, N.C.


PlayMakers receives Leaders in Diversity Award

PlayMakers Repertory Company has been named an inaugural winner of Triangle Business Journal’s Leaders in Diversity Award.


Four young faculty honored with Hettleman awards

Four highly promising faculty members at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been awarded the Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prizes for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement by Young Faculty, an honor that recognizes the achievements of outstanding junior tenure-track faculty or recently tenured faculty. Two of the faculty members are in the College of Arts and Sciences.


Leading economist to share ‘Third World Lessons for First World Growth’ Sept. 26

Peter Blair Henry, dean of New York University’s Stern School of Business, will share findings from his new book, “Turnaround: Third World Lessons for First World Growth,” during a public discussion at 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 26.


Former Gov. James B. Hunt to discuss education Sept. 26

Former North Carolina Gov. James B. Hunt Jr. will discuss investing in education in a free public talk Sept. 26 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.