If you’re sentenced to life in prison, you might eventually be released through parole. But what are the chances a prisoner with a life sentence will actually get parole? A UNC researcher dug through years of data to find out.
Carissa Landes and Mary Elizabeth Walters, both graduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences, have each been awarded a David L. Boren Fellowship through the National Security Education Program, which supports fields of study, particularly languages, identified as critical to United States national security.
A planned gift from Frank Moretz, B.A. ’71, M.D. ’75 and Resident ‘78 will have an enduring impact on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The $3 million bequest will be distributed evenly among the department of psychology in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences, the department of anesthesiology in the UNC School of Medicine and the UNC School of Medicine’s Asheville campus.
The newly created debate team of first-year student Katelyn Hill and sophomore Ryan McCarthy placed third overall in the April 10-12 ACC Debate Tournament championship. They also placed second in the coastal division, all under the guidance of Christian Lundberg, associate professor of communication studies in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Wickedly funny story features four aspiring writers who ante up big bucks to learn from a legendary novelist.