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The sanctity of Cherokee

November 16, 2021

As a result of systemic oppression, there are fewer than 200 native Cherokee speakers in North Carolina. UNC scholars are teaming up to create a new translation model and grow the literary library of works available in Cherokee.

2020 Hettleman Prizes awarded to exceptional early-career faculty

September 17, 2020

The annual Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prizes for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement have been awarded to four promising faculty members who exemplify groundbreaking and innovative research along with future career promise. Three are in the College of Arts & Sciences.

Computer scientist Mohit Bansal receives two prestigious awards

January 30, 2020

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded the prestigious Director’s Fellowship to assistant professor Mohit Bansal. He has also received the Microsoft Investigator Fellowship, a two-year fellowship that recognizes higher education faculty in the United States whose exceptional talent identifies them as distinguished scientists and teachers.

Bansal receives Google Focused Research Award

July 5, 2019

Mohit Bansal, an assistant professor in the department of computer science and director of the UNC-NLP lab, received a Google Focused Research Award to fund exploration of spatial language understanding.