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Middle schoolers to explore sky with robotic telescopes

Approximately 1,400 middle schoolers will explore the universe with research-grade robotic telescopes over the next three years, thanks to a $1.6 million program funded by the National Science Foundation.

College faculty recognized for service projects benefiting local communities

Eight Carolina faculty members, six from the College of Arts and Sciences, were honored recently for distinguishing themselves as engaged scholars through their commitment to connecting their research and teaching to real-life issues.

Newly appointed distinguished professors honored

The College of Arts and Sciences honored 18 faculty members who were recently appointed distinguished professors and distinguished term professors, during a special reception Nov. 13 at Hyde Hall.

Shapiro tells unusual tale about his reluctant mentor

Mentors, like poetry, can take many different forms. W. R. Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing Alan Shapiro points to his former professor J.V. Cunningham as the proof.

Gardner honored by the College for distinguished service

University trustee and Carolina alumnus Alston Gardner ’77 has received the 2012 Dean’s Award for Distinguished Service to the College of Arts and Sciences.

PlayMakers presents beloved holiday classic ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’

This holiday season PlayMakers Repertory Company will treat Triangle audiences to a family-friendly live version of a treasured holiday film with its production “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play” by Joe Landry.

UNC student spotlight: Will Leimenstoll

Will Leimenstoll earns a small stipend for all his work as UNC student body president. He doesn’t get paid for his volunteer work. But Leimenstoll gives back to Carolina in many ways other than just paying tuition.