Last summer I defended my PhD, graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill, and accepted my first teaching position at an undergraduate liberal arts university in the midwest. I have just finished my first year of teaching our two-semester organic chemistry sequence. I had an absolute blast. It was a lot of fun. As I reflect on my [...]
Last night was Spring Formal for the UNC-Chapel Hill chapter of the Chi Omega sorority. And three of the lovely ladies landed as dates three of the members of the basketball team: Harrison Barnes, John Henson and Kendall Marshall. More »
A team of UNC-Chapel Hill researchers has been awarded a $3.6 million grant to develop computer models that will allow physicians to predict which treatments will work best in children with upper airway problems.
Syndicated radio host Delilah will help raise money and awareness for North Carolina Children's Hospital at UNC-Chapel Hill and other Together for Kids hospitals nationwide. This partnership was announced Jan. 25.
College Basketball:: “Greg Demery proudly wore his team’s colors – Carolina blue coat, T-shirt and hat – when he headed to Charlottesville, Va., Saturday to watch UNC-Chapel Hill take on the University of Virginia in basketball. But his attire didn’t suit Virginia athletic officials, who removed him from his ticketed seat behind the Cavalier team.” [...]
And the bad ideas keep coming: Reducing Chapel Hill's $297.6 million annual appropriation could account for much of the UNC system's share of budget cuts. In return, Chapel Hill will gain the kind of autonomy likely to improve its standing...Show More Summary
Broadening the definition of "tutoring a student": Monty Cook, hired this summer by the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Journalism and Mass Communications to lead an innovative online news operation, resigned Tuesday amid allegations thatShow More Summary
Hi everyone! This is a bit last minute, but I wanted to remind everyone that Elaine Marshall will be on UNC-Chapel Hill's campus tomorrow evening, speaking about her campaign. Here's the Facebook event: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=125040134219282 It...Show More Summary
In a national competition organized by the Environmental Protection Agency, buildings around the country were challenged to decrease energy use over the course of a year. The winning building was a dorm at UNC-Chapel Hill, which reduced energy use by 35.7% and saved more than $250,000 on energy costs. How did they do it? Mostly, [...]
The classic rivalry continues... ... especially for heart surgeons. -Wes Musings of a cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist.
Last Friday, September 24, I attended a lecture by Neal Caren, Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at UNC-Chapel Hill, at the Center for Urban and Regional Studies. The PowerPoint lecture and discussion were advertised...Show More Summary
Karl Rove will speak at UNC on September 20th: Karl Rove, the chief political advisor to Republican President George W. Bush, will speak at UNC-Chapel Hill on September 20th. Rove, now a political analyst for Fox News, will give a talk at 5 p.m. Show More Summary
Duke and UNC-CH will never be able get along: Duke Energy will pull the plug on its plan to build up to three wind turbines in North Carolina's Pamlico Sound, the company said today, citing high costs. Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill signed a contract last September to work together in...
‘Member the other day when we pointed out one calculus of the best investments in a college education? ‘Member we asked where UNC-Chapel Hill was — ‘member that? That was great… Now the inverse. The worst deals, the worst return on investment. Where’s UNC? Try #3 — right behind #1 Oberlin and #2 Rutgers. Coupled with the [...]
Sara Isaacson, a 21-year-old lesbian former ROTC student at UNC-Chapel Hill, will likely be on the hook for $79,265.14 — the amount the U.S. Army (read: taxpayers) provided in scholarship funds. After coming out to her commander (after coming out to herself) two days before Obama's State of the Union address, Isaacson tells CampusProgress she [...]
Just like when the South Meck grad drove a Jeep over UNC-Chapel Hill students a few years back. The latest PATRIOT Act failure is another ad hoc terror act that failed due to — the official term — luck.
Festival to be held February 16-20 on UNC-Chapel Hill Campus. ...
Wow. Here's a great resource for those who do research in the Sierras, or the geologically-inclined visitor. Making this available online is a terrific public service by Allen Glazner and Mike Oksin at UNC-Chapel Hill.Via Geology News' automated reposting of "geology" items from del.icio.us.
In the book, the UNC-Chapel Hill graduate explains how Starbucks became a Wall Street favorite by making its customers feel environmentally aware, upwardly mobile, connected and cool by welcoming us, by name, into their clean, urban-chic stores, pumping hip music, and selling us (some) fair-trade coffee in cups made of 60 percent recycled materials. More on Authors
Remember when Pizza Hut put out a job posting for a "Twintern," a.k.a. someone who would Tweet for the company and assist with all things social media? Well, a lucky UNC-Chapel Hill student, Alexa Robinson, was brought on board to manage...Show More Summary