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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 »

Royally Tardy

January 5, 2010

I am never late for anything, ever. My father was a Lt. Colonel in the U.S. Air Force and a navigator on KC-135 tanker aircraft. It was his job to see that his $40 million plane was in precisely the right place at precisely the right time. So, inevitably, I grew up learning how to… Read more »

UNC Researchers Find Secret to Bacterial Spread

January 4, 2010

Matthew Redinbo, a chemistry professor at UNC Chapel Hill, says a single atom can control how bacteria move. The discovery comes as the result of a four year research project. Redinbo says the discovery of how bacteria move paves the way for research into how to stop the spread of potentially dangerous diseases by paralyzing… Read more »

Commencement So Close, but a World Away

December 16, 2009

Zhengqi Pan would love to take part in his Commencement ceremony on Sunday (Dec. 20) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, but it is a bit out of his way. He’ll be spending the holidays at home with his family in Singapore. But he was at Carolina for the 2008-2009 academic year… Read more »

Three UNC Faculty Members Receive Fulbright Scholar Grant

December 15, 2009

Three faculty members from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were among the 1,250 recipients of the 2009-2010 Fulbright Scholar grant. This U.S. government flagship program in international educational exchange enables U.S. faculty and professionals to teach and conduct research abroad. UNC recipients are: Christopher Gaffney, Ph.D., a visiting lecturer for the department… Read more »

UNC Chemist Named to Top 10 List for Article Citations

December 15, 2009

Chemist Wenbin Lin of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been named to an international top 10 list reflecting recognition of his publishing track record. Lin, Ph.D, is a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Eshelman School of Pharmacy. The Times Higher Education, a weekly London-based publication, named… Read more »