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Bruno: How ocean warming will affect global patterns of diversity

UNC biologist John Bruno and colleagues describe how ocean warming will affect global patterns of biodiversity in their latest paper in the journal Nature.


Garcia to examine how black music’s African origins was understood in mid-20th century

UNC associate professor of music David Garcia will examine how black music’s African origins was understood in the mid-20th century with a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).


AAAD conference celebrates undergraduate researchers

Ten Carolina students presented their original research at the inaugural McCain African and Diaspora Student Undergraduate Research Conference Feb. 28-March 1 at UNC. Students learned that engaging in research helps them move from being consumers of knowledge to becoming producers of knowledge.


Digitized student journal provides a glimpse of ‘senioritis’ circa 1841

The digitized James L. Dusenbery Journal, part of UNC Libraries’ Documenting the American South collection, provides a glimpse into the life of a Carolina senior during the antebellum period.


Buoys to capture important wind and weather data off N.C. coast

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will deploy two large buoys 20 miles offshore of the coast and 40 miles north and southwest from Cape Hatteras to capture wind, temperature and barometric pressure data for ongoing research on offshore wind energy.


Sustainability scholar to give doctoral hooding address May 10

Timothy Beatley, a pioneering researcher in the field of “green urbanism” and sustainability, will be the keynote speaker for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s 2014 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony.


Global Heels: International Scholar HOU Xin

HOU Xin is a visiting scholar in the Program on Chinese Cities, an initiative of the Department of City and Regional Planning and the Center for Urban and Regional Studies in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences.