Month: March 2012

Aguilar mentors students on and off the field

This past December, Tar Heels everywhere turned their eyes to the UNC men’s soccer team as it closed in on what would be its first NCAA College Cup championship in ten years. But Alain Aguilar – lecturer in the department of exercise and sport science and athletic trainer for the team – was focused on the details.

Abramowitz is founding editor of new journal

Jonathan Abramowitz, professor and associate chair of psychology in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences, is the founding editor of the new Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders. The quarterly journal will be published by Elsevier, a leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the …

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2012 Burch Fellows take on the world

Six Carolina undergraduates will head off on exciting journeys abroad to pursue independent study projects of their own design, thanks to the Burch Fellows Program in the College of Arts and Sciences. The program, supported by Lucius E. Burch III, a 1963 Carolina graduate, rewards undergraduates at the University who possess extraordinary ability, promise and …

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PlayMakers announces 2012-2013 season

PlayMakers Repertory Company has announced the plays for its 2012-2013 season, highlighted by the Tony Award-winning musical “Cabaret,” plus premieres of two works specially commissioned by the theater company.

Chemistry professor among Board of Governors teaching excellence award winners

The Board of Governors of the multi-campus University of North Carolina has selected 17 of its most outstanding faculty, including chemistry professor Linda Spremulli in the College of Arts and Sciences, to receive the 18th Annual Awards for Excellence in Teaching.  Each award winner will receive a commemorative bronze medallion and a $7,500 cash prize. …

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