The Carolina Women’s Leadership Council honored three University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill professors Feb. 24 for mentoring: Michele Tracy Berger, Mark Fraser and Gregory Forest. The Faculty Mentoring Awards, established in 2006, recognize faculty who mentor undergraduate students, graduate s … Continued

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Five students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were selected as recipients of the 2016 Burch Fellowship to pursue unique and self-initiated proposed experiences anywhere off UNC-Chapel Hill’s campus. The Burch Fellows Program was established in 1993 by a gift from UNC-CH alumnus … Continued

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Six employees at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been selected by Chancellor Carol L. Folt to receive the 2016 C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Award, one of the most coveted distinctions earned by faculty and staff. “The Massey Award is one of the most heartfelt recognition … Continued

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Four students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been selected as the first recipients of the 2016 Anne L. and S. Epes Robinson Honors Fellowship. The award provides funding for students who propose a program of study focused on an aspect of the history and culture of the West … Continued

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Faculty members from the schools of nursing and social work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been awarded the 2015 C. Felix Harvey Award to Advance Institutional Priorities. The award recognizes “applied innovation of humanities and social sciences scholarly expertise.” This y … Continued

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Patients with heart failure often have a buildup of scar tissue that leads to a gradual loss of heart function. Now, research at the UNC School of Medicine funded in part by private support could lead to a novel approach to shrink the amount of heart scar tissue in patients while replenishing the su … Continued

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“Many people get tired when they do math. For me, it wakes me up,” Alex Mina says.  Alex discovered in high school that he enjoyed problem solving and doing Rube Goldberg exercises in physics much more than any other subject. “Learning math and science is a function of how much you put in. The more … Continued

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The number of student-veterans at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has grown to its largest size since World War II. UNC has created many programs so that these military-affiliated Tar Heels – including veterans, active duty personnel, reservists, National Guard members, spouses and d … Continued

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