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Michael Reiter, Ph.D., of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

UNC Scientist Recognized for Computer Security Innovations

January 21, 2009

Michael Reiter, Ph.D., of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been recognized by an international computer organization for his innovations in computer security. Reiter, the Lawrence M. Slifkin Distinguished Professor of Computer Science in the College of Arts and Sciences, has been named a fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery, the… Read more »

Muhammad Yunus

Nobel Winner to Discuss Vision for Eliminating Poverty

January 8, 2009

Muhammad Yunus, winner of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize, will discuss his vision for eliminating poverty worldwide on Feb. 5 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The free public lecture will be at 11 a.m. in Koury Auditorium at Kenan-Flagler Business School off Bowles Drive, near the Dean E. Smith Center. Yunus,… Read more »

UNC Faculty Elected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

December 18, 2008

Three University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill faculty members have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The association elects fellows to recognize their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications. The three new fellows are Kenneth A. Jacobson, Ph.D., and Terry R. Magnuson, Ph.D.,… Read more »

Give Peace Corps a Chance

December 17, 2008

When Philip Owen looked beyond his May graduation from UNC, he knew that service to others would have to play some role in his future. So when the senior journalism major and swim team captain heard about the Peace Corps in one of his classes, he felt compelled to look for more information. Eventually, with… Read more »

John Eder and Mercy Wambui

Priceless Lessons

December 15, 2008

John Eder could never have imagined the benefits he would receive from spending a summer in Ethiopia. The Kenan-Flagler Business School MBA student thought he would be spending his summer helping build a business from the ground up – and that’s what he did. But business experience wasn’t the only thing he took away from… Read more »

Eleven UNC Students Win Fulbright Scholarships

December 10, 2008

Eleven University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students have received 2008-2009 U.S. Student Fulbright Program awards to study, teach or conduct research in other countries. Nationwide more than 1,450 students were chosen for academic or professional achievement and leadership potential. The nation’s largest international exchange program, the Fulbright operates in more than 155 countries…. Read more »