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Love 2.0

What if everything you know about love is wrong? In a new book, UNC psychologist and positive emotions expert Barbara Fredrickson draws on science to give voice to the body’s definition of love.

Computer science professor honored by alumni association

A pioneering computer science professor and a former law school dean who helped the campus navigate turbulent times at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were honored Jan. 18 with the General Alumni Association’s Faculty Service Award.

$1 million will help scientists study phenomenon that may be implicated in cancer

Three scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have received a $1 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation’s Medical Research Program to study a widespread but largely unexplored phenomenon that may be implicated in many diseases, including cancer.

Classroom is community for professor Pollock

Communication studies professor Della Pollock was collecting the stories of alumni of Chapel Hill’s former all-black high school for an oral history project when one man’s statement caught her off guard.

Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro to draw attention to clean water crisis

Carolina alumnus Greg Allgood (biology ’81, master’s in public health ’83) was among a team of 17 climbers who recently climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise awareness of the global clean water crisis.

Hanes lecture features New Museum curator

The Hanes Visiting Artist Lecture Series will continue with Lauren Cornell, New Museum curator, on Jan. 22 at 6 p.m. in the Hanes Art Center, room 121. The lecture is free and open to the public. Cornell will be co-curating the 2015 Generational Triennial with video artist Ryan Trecartin. As a curator, she has frequently explored the intersection of new … Continued

UNC to host symposium on water and energy Feb. 6-8

Local and global experts will explore key issues related to water and energy, and present potential solutions to problems like climate change at a Feb. 6-8 symposium at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.