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Harris elected to National Academy of Sciences

Kathleen Mullan Harris, James E. Haar Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been elected into the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest honors that a U.S. scientist or engineer can receive.

Goodbye, Carolina. Hello world.

Three graduating seniors reflect on what UNC has meant to them as they finish up final exams, cross things off bucket lists, don Carolina blue caps and gowns, and take on their next great adventures after May 11 commencement.

N.C. Impact Award winner Rachel Gittman addresses coastal management challenges

Both state and federal policymakers and managers are using marine sciences doctoral student Rachel Gittman’s dissertation research as they address coastal management challenges.

UNC academic advisers win national advising awards

Three academic advisers in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences have won 2014 national advising awards.

Teachers in the College inspire students; win teaching awards

College of Arts and Sciences faculty and teaching assistants were big winners in the 2014 University Teaching Awards, the highest campus-wide recognition for teaching excellence.

Undergraduate researcher studies marine copepods

Judith Mendez ’14 is doing real lab work as an undergraduate through the HHMI Future Scientists and Clinicians program.

Celebrating undergraduate research

After months of data analysis, literature reviews, interviews and testing, more than 140 Carolina students presented their research findings Monday at the 15th annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research at the Frank Porter Graham Student Union.