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Perreira to help communities with implementation of new health care act

Public policy professor Krista Perreira has received a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant that will allow her to assist communities with implementation of the new Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Chasing Ice: UNC geologist to discuss film April 2

UNC geologist Jose Rial will help moderate a discussion after the film, “Chasing Ice,” which will be shown at April 2 at 5:30 p.m. at the FedEx Global Education Center.

Learning 2.0: Engaging, Experiential, Entrepreneurial

We highlight creative teaching and learning across the College of Arts and Sciences in a series of stories called “Learning 2.0,” in the spring ’13 Carolina Arts & Sciences magazine, online now.

Fixed-term faculty choose paths they love

They are known as citizens of the University, with lengthy records of service to campus and scores of University teaching awards among them – and they are all fixed-term faculty members.

Owners of energy-efficient homes are less likely to default on mortgages

A new study shows the risk of mortgage default is one-third lower for energy-efficient, ENERGY STAR-rated homes — a factor lenders and Congress should consider when making mortgage loans and policy.

Seven Sawyers march through Carolina

When Raymond Sawyer graduates from Carolina in May, it will be the end of an era — at least for UNC’s Marching Tar Heel band and the Sawyer family. For the past 17 years, a Sawyer has played and marched in the band.

UNC graduate programs ranked by U.S. News & World Report

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, including academic units in the College of Arts and Sciences, appears on multiple lists of schools, degree programs and specialty areas newly ranked in 2013 by U.S. News and World Report for the 2014 edition of “America’s Best Graduate Schools.”