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Honors Carolina’s Clemmons named Manager of the Year

Jason Clemmons (English ’97) in Honors Carolina, has been presented with the College of Arts and Sciences’ 2013 Award in Management.

Report shows more heat waves, droughts, sea level rise to affect Southeast region

Island Press today published a report detailing the most comprehensive look to date at the effects of climate change on the Southeastern U.S. The report, “Climate of the Southeast United States: Variability, Change, Impacts and Vulnerability,” was unveiled by the principal authors and editors who represent states across the region. On a conference call with reporters, they outlined the projected effects of … Continued

UNC selected as clinical site for new NFL Players Association program on former players’ health

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been selected by the National Football League Players Association to participate in a new initiative aimed at providing medical services and support to its former players.

Tempest in the Philippines: Typhoon Haiyan Nov. 14 panel

FedEx Global Education Center, Mandela Auditorium 7:30 pm, Thursday, November 14 Sponsored by the Carolina Asia Center Last week on Nov. 7, Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in the Philippines in what appears to have been the strongest tropical cyclone to touch an inhabited coast in modern meteorological records. The devastating effects of the storm are still being tabulated as authorities, particularly in the … Continued

Grumbles honored by the College for distinguished service

Carolina alumnus Julia Sprunt Grumbles ’75 has received a 2013 Dean’s Award for Distinguished Service to the College of Arts and Sciences.

‘The School That Jack Built’: Planning department history celebrated in new book

Two UNC alumni have compiled a comprehensive, entertaining history of Carolina’s city and regional planning department, which was the seventh planning program in the country, first in the South, and the first to be based in the social sciences.

American Studies professor wins book award

Christopher Teuton, a historian at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, won a 2013 American Book Award for Cherokee Stories of the Turtle Island Liars’ Club (UNC Press, 2012). The book was co-written with Hastings Shade, Sammy Still, Sequoyah Guess and Woody Hansen.