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Legacy of Hickory Nut Gap Farm featured in UNC photo exhibit

The Center for the Study of the American South in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences will debut “Useful Work,” a collection of photographs from Sherrill’s Inn and Hickory Nut Gap Farm by Ken Abbott at the Love House and Hutchins Forum on May 30.


Austin’s Rude Mechanicals in residence at PlayMakers May 26-June7

Rude Mechanicals — an Austin, Texas, theater ensemble — will be developing a performance piece while in residence with PlayMakers Repertory Company at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for two weeks beginning May 26.


Delinquent homeowners who file for bankruptcy 70 percent less likely to lose their homes

Filing for bankruptcy is the primary legal mechanism by which homeowners in foreclosure can maintain ownership of their home while they resolve their financial and delinquency issues.


Latino oral history initiative awarded $240,000 from NEH

A Latino oral history initiative at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been awarded $240,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Rising junior wins NOAA Hollings scholarship, internship

A rising junior at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has won an Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).


UNC students receive Udall scholarship honors, internships

Chelsea Barnes and Sangeetha Kumar were both selected in April by the Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation as honorable mentions for the 2014 Udall Scholarship. This is the first time two students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been chosen as honorable mentions in the same academic year.


Five students receive critical language scholarships from State Department

Five UNC students have been awarded a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship to study critical needs languages during the summer of 2014.