Month: March 2015

1915 mail-order catalog inspires a 2015 challenge

In 1915, former UNC President Kemp Battle requested that in 1965 and 2015 that a member of the University community write an essay reflecting on the changes of the past 50 and 100 years — using the Montgomery Ward catalogs as a guide. On April 8, the history department and UNC Library will continue the challenge.

Sullivan selected for Board of Governors Teaching Excellence Award

The Board of Governors of the 17-campus University of North Carolina has selected UNC-Chapel Hill’s Terry Sullivan, an associate professor in the Department of Political Science, for a 2015 Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Sullivan is one of 17 recipients, nominated by special committees on their home campuses and selected by the Board of Governors’ Committee on Personnel and Tenure

State of the Plate food conference explores local-global connections, March 27-28

The two-day interdisciplinary conference, “State of the Plate: Food and the Local-Global Nexus,” will explore the historic, aesthetic and political connections between our local and global food systems and movements, Friday, March 27, through Saturday, March 28, 2015. The free conference will be held in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium at the FedEx Global Education Center …

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