Month: January 2016

UNC-Chapel Hill General Alumni Association presents faculty service awards

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s General Alumni Association (GAA) has honored  an American studies professor and the dean of the school of pharmacy with its Faculty Service Awards. Joy Kasson, professor emeritus in Carolina’s department of American studies, College of Arts and Sciences, and Dean Robert “Bob” Blouin of the UNC-Chapel Hill …

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Ocean researcher to deliver Doctoral Hooding address

Samantha Joye, a leading researcher on the impact of oil and gas seepage in deep ocean environments, will give the keynote address at UNC-Chapel Hill’s 2016 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony. The event recognizes graduate students receiving their doctoral degrees and is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. May 7 at the Dean E. Smith Center, 300 Bowles Drive. …

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Harvesting a new landscape

Alumna and Chancellor’s Fellow Emily Auerbach’s goal is to make Carolina the first public university in the country where edible and medicinal plants are integrated into landscapes throughout campus.

Study Shows Cash Transfers in Zambia Address Some But Not All Aspects of Extreme Poverty

A study by researchers working with the Transfer Project, a partnership of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Carolina Population Center, UNICEF and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, concludes that small unconditional cash grants for families with children under five years old make it possible for impoverished rural families …

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