Since 1999, Quercia and others at the Center for Community Capital have been tracking how people with low incomes do when they get 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages from lenders who evaluate their applications carefully and don’t qualify them for more than they can handle.
Lisa Lindsay, an associate professor of history in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences, was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship to support her research. The John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, based in New York City, appoints fellows based on prior achievement and exceptional promise in research and artistic creation. Lindsay’s current project is “Atlantic Bonds: A Family History through Slavery, Freedom and … Continued
Catastrophic brain injuries associated with full-contact football appear to be rising, especially among high school students, according to a new report. The increase is alarming and indicates more coaches and athletic trainers should change how they teach the fundamental skills of the game, according to UNC researchers.
In a paper published today in the journal Nature Methods, a team from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill demonstrates a simple, cost-effective technique for three-dimensional RNA structure prediction that will help scientists understand the structures, and ultimately the functions, of the RNA molecules that dictate almost every aspect of human cell behavior. When cell behavior goes wrong, … Continued
The minor in entrepreneurship is proud to announce that four students have been chosen as winners of the JNO Awards in Entrepreneurial Studies: Jeremy Bass, Santiago Beltran, Ann Johnston and Catie King.
PlayMakers Repertory Company will present the world premiere of “Penelope” April 25-29. In “Penelope,” a woman’s ex-husband reappears after 20 years, suffering from brain damage. An injured veteran of war, he does not know who he is. She does not understand who he’s become. She reads aloud from “The Odyssey” and finds a way into her former husband’s memory, breaking … Continued
The Carolina Center for Public Service recently hosted the University’s annual Public Service Awards ceremony. Several students from the College of Arts and Sciences were recognized.