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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Obituaries

Smithies memorial set for April 4

The UNC School of Medicine will host a public memorial service on April 4 to celebrate the life of Oliver Smithies, Carolina’s first Nobel laureate. ... Read More

Obituaries

Ruel W. Tyson Jr., 88, died May 30. Tyson, a faculty member for more than 30 years, founded the University’s Institute for the Arts and Humanities in 1987. To read more, click here. Jacqueline E. “Jackie” Overton, 60, died April 29 in Carrboro. Overton, recipient of the University’s C. Knox Massey Award, worked nearly 30 […] ... Read More