Month: July 2013

High School Actors Take the Stage

High school students worked with professional directors, choreographers and musicians this summer to produce a show through PlayMakers Repertory Company’s Summer Youth Conservatory.

They’ve got Glass

Two Carolina undergraduates are among some 8,000 “Explorers” selected by Google Inc. to try out “Glass,” the company’s new voice-activated, eye-glass-like gadget. Google Glass is not yet available to the public.   Patrick Lung and Pranati Panuganti heard about the Glass contest during the spring 2013 semester while they both were studying entrepreneurship in a …

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TransAtlantic master’s program celebrates 15 years

The TransAtlantic Masters (TAM) Program at the University of North Carolina marks its 15th anniversary this year. TAM trains graduate students pursuing international careers in administration, diplomacy, business, policy-making, consulting, teaching, and research.

N.C.’s Southern Cricket Frog populations declining

A recent U.S. Geological Survey report confirmed that the nation’s amphibians, including frogs, toads and salamanders, are disappearing “at an alarming and rapid rate.” A UNC biologist has found that North Carolina’s Southern Cricket Frog populations mirror this disturbing national trend.