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Carolina announces 2016 University Teaching Awards

Twenty-four instructors and teaching assistants have been named winners of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s 2016 University Teaching Awards.

Greenlaw 101, lecture hall for the 21st century

Greenlaw 101 was renovated to be a more interactive space and is the first of its kind on campus big enough for 100 students or more.

Study Shows Cash Transfers in Zambia Address Some But Not All Aspects of Extreme Poverty

A study by researchers working with the Transfer Project, a partnership of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Carolina Population Center, UNICEF and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, concludes that small unconditional cash grants for families with children under five years old make it possible for impoverished rural families in Zambia to improve consumption, … Continued

Faculty exchange connects communities across the Atlantic

During the Fall 2015 semester, Sara Shields was part of the first faculty exchange with the UNC-King’s Strategic Alliance

UNC-Chapel Hill’s Honors Carolina program names three students 2016 Weir Fellows

The program is designed for students who have started their Chinese language journey and would like to develop advanced working language skills. Second-year students Christopher Burriss and Olivia Holder and third-year student Emily Rose, all students in the College of Arts and Sciences, join the ranks of Carolina students and alumni who have been awarded the prestigious fellowship.

UNC joins African Arts journal editorial consortium

UNC-Chapel Hill has joined a consortium of universities who will share editorial oversight and financial support for African Arts, the oldest continuously publishing journal in the field of African art history.

Paerl, Band honored for lifetime achievement by AGU

UNC’s Hans Paerl and Larry Band were among 60 new fellows honored for “exceptional scientific contributions and attained knowledge eminence in the fields of Earth and space sciences.”