Month: April 2015

Two UNC graduate students receive Boren Fellowships

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.

$3 million gift will benefit psychology department and UNC’s School of Medicine

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.

UNC-Chapel Hill explores “Food for All” with 2015-2017 campus theme

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will come together at a common table when it examines food and food studies as its 2015-2017 university-wide academic theme. “Food for All: Local and Global Perspectives,” which builds on Carolina’s 2012-2015 “Water in Our World.”

UNC team places third overall in ACC Debate Tournament

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.