The first direct evidence of crystallized white dwarf stars has been discovered by an international team of researchers that includes two former astronomers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
The Department of Religious Studies at the University of Chapel Hill College of Arts & Sciences is pleased to announce a new tenure-track assistant professor position in Islamic studies with a specialization in Persian/Iranian studies, funded by the newly established Dr. Ali Jarrahi Term Professorship.
Carolina alumnus Jonathan Reckford is helping to eliminate barriers to affordable housing worldwide as the CEO of Habitat for Humanity. No matter where you live, you’ve probably heard of Habitat for Humanity, the international nonprofit that builds and improves affordable housing in partnership with people in need of a safe and decent place to call home. The organization has helped … Read more
Heat-resistant. Cold-weather tough. Outer space savvy. If anything, tardigrades are survivors above all else. But what makes them so resilient? Thomas Boothby strives to figure that out and discover how these microscopic animals can be used to preserve biological samples like blood, human tissue, and vaccines. “Can I see one?” “Yeah, of course!” Thomas Boothby crosses the room and approaches … Read more
Twenty-four teams from across North Carolina will compete in the North Carolina High School Ethics Bowl
Students from across North Carolina come to UNC-Chapel Hill to discuss complex and timely ethical dilemmas in the seventh annual competition. The seventh annual North Carolina High School Ethics Bowl will bring 24 teams from across North Carolina to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Jan. 26, 2019. Teams will come from Currituck, Durham, Alamance, Orange and … Read more
The increasing concern over misinformation and “fake news” in the marketplace of ideas has stimulated research efforts on automatic fact-checking via machine learning and natural language processing methods. A UNC-Chapel Hill computer science team recently took first place in the first international Fact Extraction and Verification Challenge in Belgium.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host its sixth annual UNC Clean Tech Summit on Thursday, February 28, 2019 – Friday, March 1, 2019 at UNC’s Friday Center.
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