Bold Plan to Enhance Innovation, Entrepreneurship to Launch Bolstered by Early Fundraising Success

October 12, 2010

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has raised more than $11 million for a new $125 million fundraising campaign supporting an ambitious plan to bring the power of innovation and entrepreneurship to bear on the world’s biggest problems. “Innovate@Carolina:  Important Ideas for a Better World” is a roadmap developed through nearly a year… Read more »

New Trailer for CFK Documentary | Fellowship Applications Due Nov. 21

October 13, 2010

Don’t miss the new trailer for Chasing the Mad Lion – a full-length documentary about Carolina for Kibera! Watch it here and apply for the year-long CFK fellowship now. The Carolina for Kibera Fellowship offers graduate and undergraduate students at UNC-CH the opportunity to apply their skills and talents while engaging in grassroots participatory development in the Kibera slum of Nairobi, Kenya.  This year-long experience allows… Read more »

Carolina J-School Students Launch “Now What Argentina?” Documentary Multimedia Web Site

The UNC School of Journalism and Mass Communication has released “Now What Argentina?”, a collection of multimedia stories about life in Buenos Aires nearly a decade after the most devastating economic crisis in Argentina’s history. In 2001, Argentina’s economy collapsed, leading to deep economic and social disruption. “Now What, Argentina?” explores the history of this crisis, the… Read more »

UNC College of Arts & Sciences Awards Distinguished Professorships to Nine Faculty with International Expertise

The College of Arts and Sciences awards distinguished professorships to selected faculty every year for outstanding research and teaching. These positions are supported by a combination of public and private funds to support salary and research. Eighteen faculty were honored recently as new distinguished professors or distinguished term professors in the College. Nine are specifically… Read more »

Leading Historian of Byzantine Empire to Speak Nov. 8

October 8, 2010

Dame Averil Cameron, a leading historian of the late antiquity and the Byzantine Empire, will speak at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 8 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Cameron will discuss “Empire, empires and the end of antiquity” for the John W. Pope Lecture in Renewing the Western Tradition, based in the College… Read more »

Taming the Logistical Dragon: Doing Business in China

Noel P. Greis, an expert in global logistics and supply chain management, has seen first-hand the opportunities and challenges faced by Western companies in China. She has helped a variety of companies and organizations to understand aspects of doing business in China, including its culture, infrastructure, regulatory environment and approach to business processes. Greis is… Read more »