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UNC, West Point to study changing concussion culture The Scoop

UNC researchers have received a $400,000 award to partner with the U.S. Military Academy at West Point to study changing the culture of concussion disclosure among military personnel and college athletes.

Logo: Celebrating 100 Years of Latin American Studies at Carolina

Celebrating 100 years of Latin American studies at UNC The Scoop

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is celebrating the 100th anniversary of Latin American studies on campus during the 2015-16 academic year.

Tanya Shields and Kathy Perkins hold copies of "Help Me to Find My People"

Exploring ‘home’ in African diaspora communities The Scoop

A year-long UNC project, “Telling our Stories of Home: Exploring and Celebrating Changing African and African Diaspora Communities,” was awarded a Humanities in the Public Square grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities

Students in the Chancellor Science Scholars pose for a photo

Helping undergrads pursue careers in scientific research The Scoop

Like her peers in the Chancellor’s Science Scholars program, sophomore Diana Lopez hopes to pursue a career in scientific research.

Fareed Zakaria delivers the Frey Lecture

Zakaria calls for a renewed commitment to higher education The Scoop

Despite fears that higher education in the United States is in decline, CNN host Fareed Zakaria told a packed auditorium at UNC-Chapel Hill that he is extremely optimistic about the future.

Kelly and Brian Hogan

Creativity, in Quotes: Brian Hogan Features

Brian Hogan, research assistant professor of chemistry, on creativity.

Members of the Carolina Playmakers load up a large bus with props and set pieces.

#Throwback (spring 2016 photo) The Scoop

Members of the Carolina Playmakers load a bus with props before leaving on a tour in fall 1941.

Marianne Gingher

Creativity, in Quotes: Marianne Gingher Features

Marianne Gingher, writer, author and creative writing professor, on creativity.

Kelly Hogan

Creativity, in Quotes: Kelly Hogan Features

Kelly Hogan, senior STEM lecturer and Director of Instructional Innovation, on creativity.

Andrew Reynolds at a talk

Studying the invisibility of transgender people holding public office The Scoop

Political scientist Andrew Reynolds presented findings on transgender people in electoral politics to the British Parliament.

Jillian Dempsey

Creativity, in Quotes: Jillian Dempsey Features

Jillian Dempsey, assistant professor of chemistry, on creativity.

Gregory DeCandia in rehearsal of "Silhouettes of Service."

Creativity, in Quotes: Gregory DeCandia Features

Gregory DeCandia, drama MFA candidate ’16 and playwright, on creativity.

A near-transparent tardigrade

Large percentage of a tardigrade’s genome comes from foreign DNA The Scoop

UNC researchers have sequenced the genome of the nearly indestructible tardigrade, the only animal known to survive the extreme environment of outer space, and found something they never expected: that they get a huge chunk of their genome — nearly one-sixth — from foreign DNA.

Callie Brauel and a student give thumbs up gestures

Creativity, in Quotes: Callie Brauel Features

Callie Brauel, alumna and co-founder of ABAN, on creativity.

Chris Clemens

Clemens named senior associate dean for natural sciences The Scoop

Chris Clemens, chair of the department of physics and astronomy, became senior associate dean for natural sciences on March 1.