Well Said: Proxima b and the Evryscope
In this week’s “Well Said” podcast, assistant professor Nicholas Law from the physics and astronomy department discusses the Evryscope, how it is used to monitor 50 million stars and what they’ve found so far.
Kent Place School wins sixth annual National High School Ethics Bowl
Kent Place School from Summit, New Jersey, won the 2018 National High School Ethics Bowl. Students from across the United States came to UNC-Chapel Hill to discuss complex and timely ethical dilemmas collaboratively in the sixth annual event.
Double up and pick a concentration: English offers perfect pairing with any major
The department of English and comparative literature will offer seven new major concentrations beginning this fall. Want to make yourself more marketable? Students are encouraged to pair their English major with natural sciences, social sciences and more.
Iron woman crosses hemispheres to wipe out anemia
During her initial pre-dissertation fieldwork in Lima, anthropology Ph.D. candidate Achsah Dorsey met with a number of women about their primary health concerns. “Every person I spoke to wanted to know more about anemia and its effect on their children,” she said.
UNC-Chapel Hill hosts King’s College London delegation
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill welcomed a delegation from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at King’s College London April 16-19, 2018, including Russell Goulbourne, dean, and Raphael Woolf, vice dean of external relations.
UNC team wins $1.5 million NASA grant to study water storage in lakes
A UNC team led by geologist Tamlin Pavelsky has received $1.5 million from NASA’s Earth Science Division to expand a pilot citizen science program to measure lake water storage from North Carolina to the globe. Pavelsky’s team was one of six chosen from a group of 16 prototype projects at institutions around the country.
UNC-Chapel Hill receives $10 million commitment from Pope Foundation to advance core areas of excellence and service
On April 23, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill announced a $10 million commitment from the John William Pope Foundation to support a combination of core areas where Carolina excels: cancer research, multidisciplinary and innovative thinking, excellence in sport and being of and serving the state’s citizens.
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