Month: August 2015

Stephen Israel ’66 honors Renaissance English professor who changed his life

Steve Israel ’66 admits he was not a distinguished student in his high school and early college years. In fact, he said he was “uninspired” and “muddled through” high school and his first two years at Carolina. “I started as a business major, because it was expected that I would join my father in his …

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Day in the Life: Resident Advisor Deanna Zhong

Senior Deanna Zhong works a “live-in” job.  As a resident advisor for the past two years under the Department of Housing and Residential Education, her primary job responsibility is to be a 24/7 resource available to residents. Zhong juggles a psychology and economics double major in the College of Arts and Sciences with ensuring student safety, remedying flooded …

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No sleepy summer for UNC faculty on campus

Faculty, staff and graduate students have had a full and fruitful summer in Chapel Hill — engaging students in research about topics from climate change to archaeology, helping teachers enhance their curricular content on the African diaspora, creating beautiful music and lively theater performances and more.