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Diversity in 21st Century Research

December 18, 2013

By Joseph DeSimone Diversity plays a central role in the innovation process. My UNC chemistry colleagues and I emphasize diversity as part of the culture of our department, and it is wonderful to have the opportunity to reflect on this. … Continued

Rohe Receives Fulbright Award to the United Kingdom

December 18, 2013

William “Bill” Rohe, a faculty member in the UNC College of Arts and Sciences, has received a Fulbright Research Scholarship to research urban revitalization in Glasgow, Scotland. He will be based at the Urban Lab in the Glasgow School of … Continued

Fredy Grefa: From the Ecuadorian Amazon to Chapel Hill

December 10, 2013

It’s a long way geographically from the small town of Coca, Ecuador, located in the Amazon rainforest, to Chapel Hill. But it’s a long journey symbolically too — one that Fredy Grefa, a current master’s student in UNC’s city and … Continued

Undergraduate Research Leads to Co-editorship of Major Journal

October 10, 2013

Hudson Vincent ’13, a UNC comparative literature and cultural studies major, is co-editor of a special issue of the journal, Cultural Studies. The journal features his research on the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies in Birmingham, England, one of the first institutions … Continued

Guanajuato Connections: Experiencing the Global South

September 30, 2013

Beyond the headlines and policy papers about Mexican immigrants are the lives of men and women, boys and girls. Helping Carolina students better understand the human complexities of immigration is the mission of UNC’s Latino Migration Project. The Latino Migration Project … Continued

Professor Featured in ‘Jerusalem’ IMAX Film

September 5, 2013

UNC archaeologist Jodi Magness will be featured on the big screen — literally — in the new IMAX 3-D film, Jerusalem. Presented by National Geographic Entertainment, the film debuts at the Boston Museum of Science on Sept. 20, and in North Carolina, at Charlotte’s Discovery Place … Continued

New Mosaics Discovered in Synagogue Excavations in Galilee

June 24, 2013

Excavations this summer in the Late Roman (fifth century) synagogue at Huqoq, an ancient Jewish village in Israel’s Lower Galilee, have revealed stunning new mosaics. The excavations are directed by Jodi Magness, a professor in the University of North Carolina … Continued