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Nobel Laureate Shares His Love of Science and Art in Campus Talk

February 26, 2019

Kip Thorne, a professor of theoretical physics emeritus at Caltech, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2017 for his contributions to the observation of gravitational waves. He was also an executive producer on Christopher Nolan’s 2014 film Interstellar. On February 21, he spoke to a crowded audience at Carolina about how he combines his love of science with art.

Science, Spirituality and Synergy in Nepal

October 9, 2018

In a three-week journey from Chapel Hill to the Himalayas to study the effects of climate change on Buddhist holy lakes, two mathematicians, a marine scientist and a religious studies scholar overcame multiple challenges and proved the value of an … Read more

Study Abroad Old and New: India and Malawi

August 28, 2018

Asian studies faculty members Afroz Taj and John Caldwell reached a major milestone this summer — celebrating two decades of taking UNC-Chapel Hill students on a study abroad experience to India. The UNC Summer in India program is one of … Read more

Maya from the Margins Program Creates Cultural Connections

May 30, 2017

Fourteen high school students listened attentively as University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill anthropologist Gabrielle Vail invited them to examine letters, drawings, photos, diaries, codices, newspapers and other Maya materials from the Southern Historical Collection in Wilson Library. “Start … Read more