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Stewart: More students than ever are choosing geology

In introductory geology, Kevin Stewart tells his students that we know more about the things millions of miles above our heads than a mile below our feet.


Ron Rash to deliver Thomas Wolfe Lecture Oct. 2

North Carolina poet and novelist Ron Rash will receive the 2013 Thomas Wolfe Prize and deliver the annual lecture Oct. 2 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


Oct. 15 summit to focus on women’s issues

A free Oct. 15 summit at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will focus on women’s issues in the state, including health care, education and the economy. “Ms. Behaving: How N.C. Women Make History” will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Carolina Club on the UNC campus. It is hosted by the Southern Oral … Continued


STEM grant to enhance physics courses for life science students

A $499,340 Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) grant to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will enhance the teaching of undergraduate physics courses.


Hardaway exhibit finds a permanent home in Badin

Historic artifacts from one of North America’s oldest archaeological sites are returning home to Badin, N.C The artifacts are part of “Ancient Carolinians,” an exhibit developed by archaeologists in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences that will be permanently located in Badin.


Grant to explore better methods for delivering antidotes after chemical attacks

A new $4.47 million project at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, funded by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, will help lay the groundwork for developing potentially better ways to deliver antidotes against exposure to chemical weapons.


Process Series features seven artistic works-in-development

The 2013-2014 Process Series will feature seven new artistic works-in-development at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, beginning Sept. 20.