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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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MJ School honors a century of prize-winning journalism

The School of Media and Journalism celebrated the Pulitzer Prize Centennial on Feb. 20 by highlighting six North Carolina newspapers that have won the prestigious prize for meritorious public service. ... Read More

Thomas wants to welcome more people to Women’s Center

The first Women’s History Month during Gloria Thomas’s tenure as the director of the Carolina Women's Center seemed like a good time to check in with her about what she sees as the role of the center and how she intends to shape it going forward. ... Read More

Time for innovation

The 4th Annual Clean Tech Summit brings together professionals in business, policy, and academia from across the state and region for two days of discussion, workshops, mentoring and networking to foster leadership and growth in the Southeast's clean tech industry. ... Read More

Honoring Wilson Swain Caldwell, a Carolina trailblazer

History professor Jim Leloudis designed the Civil War, Race and Memory to illuminate the campus’ racial history. Two students researched the life of Wilson Swain Caldwell, born into slavery to UNC President Swain, went on to found a school for African Americans in Chapel Hill, served on the board of commissioners and as a justice of the peace. ... Read More

Battle Grove serves as a model for living-learning lab

Geoffrey Bell and his students Jun Wang and Brooke Benson tested the water in Battle Branch after a restoration project turned the once-soggy area beside McIver Residence Hall into a gentle stream that flows from Raleigh Street to Country Club Road. ... Read More

‘Creating Scientists’ is focus of 5-year QEP initiative

Carolina has launched a five-year initiative, “Creating Scientists: Learning by Connecting, Doing and Making,” to expose undergraduate students to more hands-on research and collaborative opportunities. ... Read More

Calendar for March 8, 2017

March 8 Rahshaan D. Maxwell, associate professor of political science, will deliver a lecture on The Integration of Muslims in Europe: How Important is Religion? at 4:30 p.m. at Flyleaf Books. The integration of Muslims is one of the most challenging issues in Europe today, with some skeptics proposing that Muslims’ conservative religious values and […] ... Read More

Mark Merritt on freedom of speech

Vice Chancellor and General Counsel Mark Merritt answers questions on the timely topic of freedom of speech and the First Amendment. ... Read More

PlayMakers Repertory Company announces 2017-18 season

A playful, irreverent take on Jane Austen; a dizzy, dysfunctional family reunion; two topically charged premieres by Carolina alumni; and the return of the popular rotating repertory with works about faith and following will comprise the Mainstage lineup of PlayMakers Repertory Company’s 2017-18 Season: A Season on the Edge. ... Read More

Bringing the constellations to North Carolina students

Founded in 2010, the Mobile Planetarium — which can be packed into a minivan — brings Morehead’s education out of the planetarium dome and into schools across North Carolina, particularly low-income schools. ... Read More