Historian Daniel J. Sherman of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been honored with two distinguished prizes for his book, “French Primitivism and the Ends of Empire, 1945-1975.” The book, published by the University of Chicago Press, was awarded the David H. Pinkney Prize as the best book in French history in 2011 written by a citizen … Continued
Barbara Stenross, senior assistant dean in Academic Advising, was among six recent winners of the C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Awards. The awards are among the most coveted distinctions presented to University faculty and staff. The late C. Knox Massey of Durham created the awards in 1980 to recognize “unusual, meritorious or superior contributions” by University employees. In 1984, he … Continued
Marine sciences doctoral student Ashley Smyth led a series of experiments assessing oysters’ ability to improve ecosystem health in North Carolina. Smyth’s research was recently honored by The Graduate School at UNC with a 2012 North Carolina Impact Award.
Got spring fever? April is jam-packed with events across the College of Arts and Sciences. Asia experts James Fallows and Orville Schell discuss China Rising, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Louis Menand kicks of the IAH’s 25th anniversary, and there’s lots of music on the Hill. Check out these highlights and more, with links below: April 1: UNC Guitar Ensemble, 2 p.m. Hill … Continued
Enchantment is the word UNC biologist Bill Kier uses to describe his love of the subjects he teaches. And a shared sense of enchantment is what bonds him to his students.
Student researchers will discuss topics including capital punishment in North Carolina, violence in Guatemala and accounts of Jewish Holocaust survivors at the 13th annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research April 16 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
This past December, Tar Heels everywhere turned their eyes to the UNC men’s soccer team as it closed in on what would be its first NCAA College Cup championship in ten years. But Alain Aguilar – lecturer in the department of exercise and sport science and athletic trainer for the team – was focused on the details.