November 2016

Conserving the Galapagos Islands (podcast)

In the Nov. 23 episode of UNC’s “Well Said” podcast, Steve Walsh, the Lyle V. Jones Distinguished Professor of Geography in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of Carolina’s Center for Galapagos Studies, discusses the impact that the increase in tourism is having on the Galapagos islands and what it means for the future of their renowned wildlife.

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PlayMakers Repertory Company presents ‘The May Queen’

PlayMakers Repertory Company presents the regional premiere of “The May Queen,” an acclaimed original comedy by Molly Smith Metzler, Nov. 22-Dec. 11. “The May Queen” is the story of Jen Nash, former high school “May Queen” who returns to her hometown as an office temp. What happens when she meets up with her former classmates?

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Exposing students to real-world experience

The comment that Charles Merritt, executive director of the Minor in Entrepreneurship, gets most often from students is “This program is so different. You spend so much time with us, helping us with internships, job searches and our future careers.” The five entrepreneurs-in-residence (three re-appointed, two recently hired) play a big role in connecting with

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