Ryan Katherine McCord: Seeing the World as a Much Bigger Place

Ryan Katherine McCord: Seeing the World as a Much Bigger Place

Seated on the hot, dusty ground washing sand fleas from the feet of a Kenyan villager, Ryan Katherine McCord never imagined she would be doing such humbling work while interning abroad. For five months after graduating from the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, the 18-year-old called Kenya home. With no running water and no... Read More

UNC’s Year-long World War I Commemoration Launches in August

UNC’s Year-long World War I Commemoration Launches in August

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill marks the centenary of World War I during 2014-2015 with a yearlong, interdisciplinary “conversation” among faculty, students and the community examining the war’s legacy and impact. Events kick off in August with a multimedia production, “Dolly Wilde’s Picture Show,” and an international conference, “The Five Fronts of... Read More

Galapagos Science Center a Lab for Human-environment Interaction

Galapagos Science Center a Lab for Human-environment Interaction

Stephen Walsh is Lyle V. Jones Distinguished Professor of Geography and director of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Center for Galapagos Studies. He also is co-director of the Galapagos Science Center, a joint effort between Carolina and the Universidad San Francisco de Quito in Ecuador, on Isla San Cristobal in the Galapagos... Read More

Ackland Art Museum Funds Digital Archiving of Its Asian Screens and Scrolls

Ackland Art Museum Funds Digital Archiving of Its Asian Screens and Scrolls

The Ackland Art Museum will complete the digitization of its collection of 89 Asian screens and scrolls through a recent fundraising campaign that gathered $2,864 for the project. The funds were pledged by donors through Power2Give in addition to a match offered by the North Carolina Arts Council. The funds will go towards creating professional,... Read More

Documentary Series “Los Jets” Premieres on NUVOtv July 16

Documentary Series “Los Jets” Premieres on NUVOtv July 16

“Los Jets,” a six-part television documentary series about the Siler City, North Carolina, Jordan-Matthews High School soccer team, makes its television debut at 10 p.m. EDT on NUVOtv on July 16. The series is the outgrowth of the 2006 book “A Home on the Field: How One Championship Team Inspires Hope for the Revival of Small Town America” by Paul... Read More

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