Through a fall 2018 research-intensive QEP class, students interviewed nine descendants of a 1921 North Carolina lynching victim at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. Their oral history interviews will be archived at the museum and in Wilson Library as part of the ongoing Descendants Project, which will capture the stories of living family … Continued
Association of American Universities president Mary Sue Coleman calls for restoration of university-government partnerships during lecture at UNC-Chapel Hill.
While autonomous vehicles begin to appear on roadways, gaps in knowledge are blocking the way to their full integration. Researchers at UNC are asking the tough questions to ensure that the driverless car picking you up will be safe for passengers, bicyclists, and pedestrians alike.
On this episode of the “Well Said” UNC podcast, Steve Davis discusses an archaeological discovery at the Carolina Inn and how he uses 3D technology to preserve moments in time. For Steve Davis, archaeology is everywhere. “I mean, it’s literally right underneath your feet if you know what to work for,” said Davis. As the associate director of Carolina’s Research … Continued
Join the Office of Undergraduate Research in celebrating University Research Week on campus, The theme is “Creating a Better Tomorrow.”
“Time and the Medieval Cosmos,” a new course in the College of Arts & Sciences, challenges students to explore the sciences and the humanities together. An astrophysicist and a religious historian walk into a classroom. They decide to teach a course together. There’s no punchline — that’s just Carolina. This semester, the two professors from seemingly unconnected fields have teamed … Continued
The College of Arts & Sciences will offer five new courses in spring 2019 to pilot-test a new core offering being proposed for the General Education curriculum. These broadly interdisciplinary courses expose students to new ideas, new modes of inquiry and essential skills.