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Unearthing history, here and abroad

Archaeological excavations led by UNC faculty in Israel, Greece and Chapel Hill made news headlines over the summer in international, national and local media, including The Times of Israel, The … Continued

Fall 2014, Inside, Issues, The Scoop


Sororities create professorships to recruit, retain faculty

Alumnae from three sororities have each created new professorships in the College of Arts and Sciences after meeting their initial fundraising goals in summer 2014.

Fall 2014, Inside, Issues, The Scoop


Examining active learning in large science classes

In large college science classes, active learning interventions improve achievement for everyone, but especially black and first-generation students, according to a new UNC study.

Fall 2014, Inside, Issues, The Scoop


The Henry Owl Scholarship and a class in ‘Gumption’

Andrew Vail ’99 established the Henry Owl Scholarship Fund for Undergraduate Students, honoring the mettle of Henry Owl ’29, a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and the … Continued

Fall 2014, Inside, Issues, The Scoop


UNC historian co-produces hit PBS show ‘A Chef’s Life’

Historian Malinda Maynor Lowery co-produces the Peabody Award-winning show, ‘A Chef’s Life,’ playing a critical role in the show’s outreach strategy.

Fall 2014, Inside, Issues, The Scoop


Geology gift aids professor in research of Alaskan rivers

Elijah White (M.S. ’84) says that his experiences with esteemed faculty members represent some of his best memories of UNC and helped inspire him to give back to the geology … Continued

Fall 2014, Inside, Issues, The Scoop


Save the Date: A conversation with Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble

Yo-Yo Ma, one of the world’s most celebrated musicians, and members from the Silk Road Ensemble will give a free talk on the intersection of arts and public life Feb. … Continued

Fall 2014, Inside, Issues, The Scoop


Harris elected to National Academy of Sciences

Sociologist Kathleen Mullan Harris, James E. Haar Distinguished Professor, was elected to the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest honors that a U.S. scientist or engineer can receive.

Fall 2014, Inside, Issues, The Scoop


Concussion researcher visits White House

Leading concussion researcher and MacArthur ‘Genius’ Fellow Kevin Guskiewicz participated in a White House Meeting on concussions this summer.

Fall 2014, Inside, Issues, The Scoop


Shirley Temple Up Close: Q&A with John F. Kasson

John F. Kasson outlines the connections between Shirley Temple, FDR and The Great Depression in his new book.

Chapter & Verse, College Bookshelf, Fall 2014, Inside, Issues