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 NC Arts Council. The funds will go towards creating professional, high-resolution,... 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, N.C.-based 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 Cuadros,... Read More

New Mosaics Discovered in Synagogue Excavations in Galilee

New Mosaics Discovered in Synagogue Excavations in Galilee

Excavations led by a UNC faculty member have revealed stunning new mosaics decorating the floor of a Late Roman (fifth century) synagogue at Huqoq, an ancient Jewish village in Israel’s Lower Galilee. Since 2012, three well-preserved mosaics have been discovered in the same location in excavations directed by Jodi Magness, Kenan Distinguished Professor for Teaching Excellence... Read More

Carolina-led Global Health Consortium Awarded $180 Million from U.S. Agency for International Development

Carolina-led Global Health Consortium Awarded $180 Million from U.S. Agency for International Development

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Carolina Population Center has received a five-year, $180 million award for its Monitoring and Evaluation to Assess and Use Results (MEASURE) Evaluation project from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).
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Kenan Institute Asia Continues Regional Expansion, Opens Office in Hanoi

Kenan Institute Asia Continues Regional Expansion, Opens Office in Hanoi

The Kenan Institute Asia officially opened its Hanoi office  to better serve Vietnam’s development needs. The office focuses on key development challenges in education, economic development and public health. Kenan, a Bangkok-based, regional nonprofit development organization, will leverage its 18 years of experience in the areas of business and economic development, education, public health [...]
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