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Mohit Bansal

Computer scientist Mohit Bansal receives two prestigious awards

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded the prestigious Director’s Fellowship to assistant professor Mohit Bansal. He has also received the Microsoft Investigator Fellowship, a two-year fellowship that recognizes higher education faculty in the United States whose exceptional talent identifies them as distinguished scientists and teachers.


Students with their study abroad leaders Afroz Taj and John Caldwell at a site in India.

Taj recognized as 2020 MLK Unsung Hero

Associate professor Afroz Taj of the Asian studies department was the faculty honoree while the staff honoree was Dawna Jones, assistant dean of students and chair of the Carolina Black Caucus.


Don and Billie Stallings (photo by Steve Exum)

Transformational gift to fund new sports medicine complex

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has announced a transformational gift to support constructing a sports medicine complex that will enable further advances in its world-leading traumatic brain injury research.


Wallace

Well Said: A profession of mythic proportions

On this week’s podcast, author and Carolina professor Daniel Wallace gives us a look into the life and the mind of a writer.


Bell Tower

Four graduate students win Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships

Four students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were awarded grants under the 2019 Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellows Program.


Erika Wise

The Timber Chronicles

As a paleoclimatologist, Erika Wise studies climate trends from the past thousand years. Her methods of inquiry may be complicated — using microscopic crossdating and isotope analysis — but her research begins with something far more common: trees.


Short Story Vending Machines Connect UNC Writers and Readers

The vending machines installed last spring around campus and the Chapel Hill community are serving up something different—short stories and poetry written by faculty, students, and staff, along with short works of literature from around the world.


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