This year marks the 75th anniversary of UNC’s Research Laboratories of Archaeology, and the RLA’s founding director held the first extensive excavation at the Wall Site in 1940. Photo by Kristen Chavez.

75 Years of Unearthing North Carolina’s Past

If your idea of an archaeological dig features a bullwhip-toting, fedora-wearing Indiana Jones rescuing precious artifacts from greedy thieves, you might want to go easy on the movie popcorn. Just ask Isaac Warshauer, who was working at the Wall Site dig in Hillsborough as part of the 2015 UNC Archaeological Field School on a recent muggy morning…. Read more »

Joanna Furgiuele

Joanna Furgiuele: The Best of Both Worlds

Joanna Furgiuele (MBA/MEM ’15) believes you can have the best of both worlds. After earning undergraduate degrees in biology and ecology from the University of Montana, Furgiuele joined a nonprofit startup focused on science and outdoor education, where her responsibilities included marketing and fundraising. As the organization grew, so did Furgiuele’s desire to improve it…. Read more »

Dave Hartzell

Dave Hartzell: Building a Real Estate Program

At the heart of UNC Kenan-Flagler’s one-of-a-kind real estate program you’ll find Dave Hartzell. Hartzell has played a vital role in growing the program as a teacher, academic innovator and researcher. Hartzell is the Steven D. Bell and Leonard W. Wood Distinguished Professor in Real Estate and director of the Leonard W. Wood Center for Real Estate Studies. He’s… Read more »

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Seven Students Selected as 2015 Burch Fellows

June 10, 2015

Seven students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were selected as recipients of the 2015 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-Chapel Hill alumnus Lucius E. Burch, III. Its purpose is to recognize undergraduate… Read more »

DigCCurr Institute 2015 participants and instructors on the steps of Manning Hall.

DigCCurr Institute 2015 Draws Digital Curation Professionals from Across the Country and the World

The DigCCurr Professional Institute: Curation Practices for the Digital Object Lifecycle summer session was held May 31-June 5 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The institute, which consists of the five-day summer session and a two-day follow-up session scheduled for January 2016, is designed to foster skills, knowledge and community-building among professionals… Read more »


Nine Former and Current Tar Heels Head to Women’s World Cup

June 9, 2015

Nine current and former University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill women’s soccer players are competing for the ultimate prize in international football at the 2015 FIFA World Cup in Canada. Carolina players are representing four countries — the United States, Canada, New Zealand and England. The Tar Heels’ nine representatives in the World Cup… Read more »

Groesbeck Parham

Assessment Is First to Measure Breast and Cervical Cancer Landscape in Zambia

June 4, 2015

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Global Women’s Health faculty Carla Chibwesha and Groesbeck Parham recently published the first detailed assessment of the breast and cervical cancer landscape in Zambia, outlining ways to improve cancer prevention, screening and treatment that may serve as a model for other underserved regions. “A Comprehensive Assessment of… Read more »

Anant Kumar

Fulbright Fellow From India to Conduct Public Health Research

Anant Kumar, assistant professor of rural management at Xavier Institute of Social Service, in Ranchi, Jharkhand, India, has been awarded a Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowship to lecture and conduct research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health beginning this fall. Kumar’s research focuses upon the… Read more »