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2023 PARE Award Recipients

Postdoctoral Awards for Research Excellence (PARE) are given in recognition of the research promise demonstrated by individual postdoctoral scholars. Meet this year’s recipients, including those in the College of Arts and Sciences.

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2023 Hettleman Prizes awarded to five exceptional early-career faculty

The annual Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prizes for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement have been awarded to five promising faculty members who exemplify groundbreaking and innovative research. Three of the winners are in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Madison Woo looks at human muscle cells through a microscope while Kellie Konitzer reads instructions during the class "Comparative Physiology" on March 20, 2019. During the lab, students analyzed the difference in human skeletal muscle cells, cardiac muscle cells, and smooth muscle cells. (Megan May/UNC Research)

$500,000 grant to support undergraduate researchers in biotechnology/drug discovery

The Office for Undergraduate Research in the College of Arts and Sciences has been awarded a four-year, $500,000 grant from the Amgen Foundation to develop an undergraduate Amgen Scholars Program at UNC-Chapel Hill.

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UNC sport administration ranked third globally

 For the first time, the graduate program in sport administration at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been ranked among the top five graduate programs in sport business in the world.

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Behind the scenes with Kenan Theatre Company

Part of the dramatic art department, Kenan Theatre Company offers a space for undergraduate students of all majors to learn essential elements of theater — including acting, production and technical skills — from professional directors and one another.

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College announces inaugural faculty for School of Civic Life and Leadership

Nine faculty members will develop the School of Civic Life and Leadership’s vision and curriculum while leading the search for a new dean.

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Campus to celebrate University Day Oct. 12

Themed “Service to Our State,” this year’s event features a panel discussion, awards and food trucks.

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