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Chemist DeSimone named to National Academy of Inventors

Chemist Joseph DeSimone has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).


Fredy Grefa: From the Ecuadorian Amazon to Chapel Hill

Fredy Grefa, a native of Coca, Ecuador, has traveled far to pursue a master’s in city and regional planning from UNC. He is hoping to help indigenous cultures have a voice in natural resource management in the Amazon.


New program to foster cultural diplomacy through music, dance

A new international exchange program created by the U.S. Department of State and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will foster cultural diplomacy through popular music and dance.


Undergraduate students create innovative solutions to reduce U.S. debt burden

UNC undergraduate students competed in a fall contest to create innovative solutions to reduce the U.S. government debt burden.


Education minor grows in popularity

Carolina’s minor in education has reached its enrollment goal nearly three years ahead of schedule, something School of Education DeanBill McDiarmid attributes to “Carolina’s deep reservoir of students interested in educational issues.”


Paper on transfer students’ success wins national award

Transfer students’ success was the subject of a national award-winning paper written by staff members at UNC-Chapel Hill and UNC-Wilmington.


Bufkin earns prestigious Mitchell Scholarship

Carolina senior Sarah Bufkin has been selected for a Mitchell Scholarship, which supports graduate studies in Ireland.