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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Measuring success

FPG researchers led by Peg Burchinal helped the local Family Success Alliance evaluate its impact on children’s lives. Could a four-week pre-K program really make that much of a difference? The answer is yes, Burchinal said, and she has the data to prove it. ... Read More

Career Aquatic

At the end of his 40-year career at the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences, Glenn Safrit reflects on the most important lessons he has learned— and taught—in the ocean. ... Read More

Hooper named interim director of FPG Child Development Institute

Stephen Hooper has been named interim director of the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, effective Jan. 1. Former director Sam Odom stepped down after 11 years of serving in that position. Odom will continue to serve as a senior research scientist. ... Read More

Convergent science gains momentum

Rich Superfine, chair of the department of applied physical sciences, explains this next-generation approach to science and the new institute that will be home to it at Carolina. ... Read More

Three researchers named AAAS Fellows

Blossom Damania, Marcey Waters and Mark Zylka have been named fellows by the American Association of the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society. ... Read More

Carolina research exceeds $1 billion annually for first time

Fueled by over $1 billion in annual research activity, Carolina ranks as one of the world’s top research universities. ... Read More

Raising grateful children

Andrea Hussong: "Gratitude is how you make sense of what you’ve been given – your feelings and thoughts about those gifts. And then how you act on that to show appreciation." ... Read More

QEP courses transform student experience

Carolina currently offers 30 undergraduate courses developed with funding and support through the Quality Enhancement Program, a five-year initiative to enhance the undergraduate learning experience through “connecting, doing and making.” ... Read More

Faculty presents 2017 Distinguished Alumna and Alumnus Awards on University Day

Since 1971, the faculty has presented the Distinguished Alumna and Alumnus Awards on University Day to recognize those Tar Heels who have made outstanding contributions to humanity. The five 2017 honorees come from the fields of public health, mathematics, literature, law and theater. ... Read More

Allbritton receives 2017 Edward Kidder Graham Award

Nancy Allbritton received the 2017 Edward Kidder Graham Faculty Service Award at University Day. The award recognizes distinguished service to the state, the nation and the University by a faculty member. ... Read More