Month: October 2012

Meet Philip Morgan, new director of Carolina Population Center

This past July, Carolina alumnus Philip Morgan left Duke University’s Social Science Research Institute to become director of the Carolina Population Center (CPC). His research focuses on human fertility and factors that explain variations in fertility patterns across populations.

The Lens of the Emerging Artist

When graduate student Ali Halperin learned that the Frank Gallery in downtown Chapel Hill wanted to feature her art, she immediately thought about the undergraduates she teaches.

Nicewicz receives Packard Fellowship in Science and Engineering

Chemist David Nicewicz at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received a 2012 Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering. The fellowship is worth $875,000 over five years. Nicewicz, an assistant professor of chemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences, is among 16 scientists to be awarded the unrestricted grants from The …

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AARP recognizes UNC Latino Migration Project

The Latino Migration Project, a collaborative program of the Institute for the Study of the Americas and the Center for Global Initiatives at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been selected as the 2012 recipient of the AARP’s Multicultural Outreach Award.