UNC's Julia Wood, a professor of communication studies in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, has been named the University’s first Caroline H. and Thomas S. Royster Distinguished Professor for Graduate Education.
Beginning this fall, Ackland Art Museum will feature a new addition to the permanent collection that was funded by a generous private gift.
Seymour Lipton’s Sentinel II is an acquisition to the collection made possible by Shirley Siegel, a longtime Ackland supporter. The gift of the sculpture is in honor of her late husband Sidney H. Siegel.
Following a preview tour of the new North Carolina Cancer Hospital, Chancellor Holden Thorp and Medical School Dean Bill Roper honored Siemens Corporation for their $3.25 million support for the UNC Biomedical Research Imaging Center’s (BRIC) Molecular Imaging Research Program and the Department of Radiology’s Fellows program at a luncheon at the Carolina Inn on July 24.
North Carolina Literary Festival gets rave reviews
The North Carolina Literary Festival was held Sept. 10-13 at UNC. The festival offered activities and speakers for all ages and included keynote speakers John Grisham and Kathy Reichs. Children’s events included an activity tent and storytelling with authors such as R.L. Stein. Read more »
Entries open for first Carolina Annual Fund Video Contest
What’s the impact of Carolina? UNC students and young alumni will have the chance to answer that question – and win up to $1,000 – in the inaugural Carolina Annual Fund Video Contest.
The contest – open to all current undergraduate and graduate students, as well as alumni with undergraduate degrees from the classes 2000-2009 – features the theme “Thanks to Carolina.”