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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.

From left, Kevin Guskiewicz, Lanier May, Jamie May (holding the special proclamation in his honor) and Sunny Burrows. (photo courtesy of Fire Rose Photography NC).

May honored for his distinguished service to the College

Jamie May, former senior associate dean for development and executive director of the Arts and Sciences Foundation, was awarded the William F. Little Award for Distinguished Service to the College of Arts and Sciences in recognition of his extraordinary leadership and service. The honor was presented at an Arts and Sciences Foundation board dinner on April 5. Former employees, board … Continued

Latasha Mingo (middle) with Chris Clemens, senior associate dean for natural sciences; and Karen Gil, former dean of the College of Arts & Sciences and Pederson Distinguished Professor in the department of psychology and neuroscience. (photo by Kristen Chavez) Mingo is holding her check and award.

Latasha Mingo of psychology and neuroscience department named Manager of the Year

Latasha Mingo, department manager for psychology and neuroscience, has been named Manager of the Year in the College of Arts & Sciences. The award was presented at the College’s Award in Management luncheon on April 18.

Map showing details of buildings surrrounding Hanes Art Center, including Ackland Art Museum and Kenan Music Building and Hill Hall and the work zone that will be impacted by the Hanes Art Center roof construction project. The roof replacement project will require the closure of a portion of the Swain Parking Lot and walkways along the perimeter of the building. Pedestrians should remain alert to construction activities in the area and follow designated pedestrian detours.

Hanes Art Center roof replacement project will begin May 14

A project to replace the roof of the Hanes Art Center will begin May 14, 2018, and is expected to be completed by Aug. 12, 2018. The project will include the replacement of the original 26,000 square foot roof, repairs to the building envelope, and the installation of a permanent fall protection system.

Bernard Boxill

Boxill elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Bernard Boxill, Pardue Professor Emeritus of Philosophy in the College of Arts & Sciences, was elected into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences on April 18.

(From left to right) Anna Mee ‘19, Thomas (Souli) Fertitta-Boutis ‘19, Caroline Mueller ‘20, Andrea Cazales ‘19, Isabella Hernandez ‘18, Siani Antoine ‘20, Walter Vozzo ‘21.

Seven students receive Class of 1938 fellowships for study abroad

Seven undergraduates at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill received the Class of 1938 Summer Project Abroad Fellowships for research abroad in summer 2018.

Mitch Prinstein (photo by Somer Hadley, Revolution Studios)

UNC-Chapel Hill selects “Popular” for 2018 Summer Reading Program

“Popular: Finding Happiness and Success in a World that Cares Too Much about the Wrong Kinds of Relationships” is the 2018 selection for the Carolina Summer Reading Program. The book is written by UNC-Chapel Hill Psychology Professor Mitch Prinstein.

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