Month: May 2016

UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor Folt honors 73 students for academic, service leadership

Seventy-three talented and ambitious students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been honored with the University’s most prestigious awards for academic achievement and leadership, the Chancellor’s Award. Chancellor Carol L. Folt presided over the annual Chancellor’s Awards ceremony on April 20, where Executive Vice Provost Ron Strauss, Vice Chancellor for Student …

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Rósa Magnusdottir ’06 on Russian Scholarship in the United States and Europe

When Rósa Magnusdottir Ph.D. ’06 moved to North Carolina in 1999 to pursue a doctorate in Russian history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, she had never before set foot in the state. “Choosing UNC was purely based on a hunch that it would be a good place to study, and I …

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A helping hand

Improving the quality of life for people far too young to come to campus is the focus of one of Carolina’s newest student organizations. The Helping Hand Project, launched in 2015, features a group of about 40 students who use 3-D printing to make prosthetic devices for children and adolescents born without fingers.