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UNC mobile app to expand knowledge of plant species

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will team up to develop an innovative mobile app to help identify plant species in the field.

Believing in the process

This is the story behind Believe, the third album from the Stephen Anderson Trio, led by UNC jazz musician and professor Stephen Anderson.

UNC graduate programs ranked by U.S. News & World Report

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, including academic units in the College of Arts and Sciences, appears on multiple lists of schools, degree programs and specialty areas newly ranked in 2013 by U.S. News and World Report for the 2014 edition of “America’s Best Graduate Schools.”

PlayMakers presents Tony-winning musical ‘Cabaret’

PlayMakers Repertory Company will conclude its 2013-2014 main-stage season with the Tony Award-winning musical “Cabaret” April 3-21 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Brookhart named Inventor of the Year

  The UNC Office of Technology Development has selected Carolina chemistry professor Maurice Brookhart as this year’s recipient of their Inventor of the Year Award. This award recognizes not only Brookhart’s numerous inventions and patents, but also his commitment to the University’s mission of encouraging innovation and disseminating knowledge. The award will be formally presented at the OTD’s yearly Celebration of Inventorship. This year’s … Continued

Helper molecule with ‘Mary Poppins-like’ qualities smooths out RNA folding

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have discovered how helper molecules, or chaperones, aid in the RNA folding process, resolving a fundamental conundrum about how these important biological molecules work.

Carolina Offers New Concentration in Central European Studies

The creation of the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures (GSLL) from the merger of two formerly distinct departments in 2011 has generated an opportunity to create a new undergraduate concentration in Central European Studies. Unique in the U.S., this concentration will make UNC-Chapel Hill a leader in this growing field. The department will begin offering courses in this area … Continued