Month: March 2013

Brookhart named Inventor of the Year

  The UNC Office of Technology Development has selected Carolina chemistry professor Maurice Brookhart as this year’s recipient of their Inventor of the Year Award. This award recognizes not only Brookhart’s numerous inventions and patents, but also his commitment to the University’s mission of encouraging innovation and disseminating knowledge. The award will be formally presented at the OTD’s …

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Carolina Offers New Concentration in Central European Studies

The creation of the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures (GSLL) from the merger of two formerly distinct departments in 2011 has generated an opportunity to create a new undergraduate concentration in Central European Studies. Unique in the U.S., this concentration will make UNC-Chapel Hill a leader in this growing field. The department will begin …

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Entrepreneurship 1.0: Spreading seeds of creative thinking to 300-plus students

Everything about this new entrepreneurship class was unusual. It focused on making a difference in the world. Professors told the students it was OK to fail. Instructional technology and a star lineup of guest speakers engaged students in new ways. Welcome to Entrepreneurship 1.0.