Rear Admiral Uses Lessons From UNC Kenan-Flagler for Worldwide Military Planning

January 21, 2010 UNC Kenan-Flagler Online News As Chief of Staff for Strategic Plans and Policy at the U.S. Defense Department’s Joint Staff, Rear Admiral Joe Leidig Jr. participates in the strategic planning and development of military policy worldwide. Leidig, who completed the Navy’s Executive Business Course taught by UNC Kenan-Flagler Executive Development in 2005, said he… Read more »

Energy, Climate, Poles to be Talk Topic

January 20, 2010

January 20, 2010 UNC News Services With warming temperatures in the Arctic, multinational and Russian oil companies are poised to head past dwindling ice to extract resources that once were unreachable. Yet U.S. Geological Survey assessments indicate that only a three-year global supply of oil and 20 percent of global natural gas resources await discovery… Read more »

Student Activities in Haiti

January 17, 2010 UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health News Jennifer Nomides is a second year Master’s student in the Health Behavior and Health Education department. She has also completed three years of medical school at the UNC School of Medicine and will return to her fourth and final year in June upon completion… Read more »

Leading Expert on Global Climate Change to Speak at UNC

January 13, 2010

January 13, 2010 UNC News Services James Hansen, Ph.D., internationally recognized global climate change expert, will speak at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Feb. 1. Hansen comes to UNC as the Frey Foundation Distinguished Visiting Professor in the College of Arts and Sciences. His lecture, “Global Climate Change: What Must We… Read more »

Two to Tell Tale of Climate Change Conference

January 11, 2010

A student and a professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will talk about their experiences at the recent climate change conference in Copenhagen in a Jan. 19 lecture on campus. Victor Flatt, the Tom and Elizabeth Taft Distinguished Professor in Environmental Law in the School of Law at UNC, and student… Read more »

Women and Spiritual Practice Among Exhibition Focuses

January 8, 2010

Painter Lucia Mendez of the Dominican Republic depicts Caribbean women in spiritual practices. Atlanta-based photographer and painter Wendy Phillips documents women’s spiritual cleansing rituals and daily life in Afro-Mexican communities. Both artists’ work will be displayed Feb. 4 through April 30 in a free public exhibition at the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture… Read more »

Ice Counterpoint: Music Performance & Reception, February 23

January 6, 2010

Experience the marriage of breathtaking beauty and bold, dramatic music in this premiere of Ice Counterpoint, featuring photography, videography and nature sounds along with a live music performance. This newly commissioned music composition by North Carolina Symphony composer, Terry Mizesko will be performed by Florence Peacock (soprano), Brooks de Wetter-Smith (flute), Jonathan Bagg (viola), and Jacquelyn… Read more »