Campus Updates

Celebrate undergraduate research at UNC April 14

More than 140 Carolina undergraduate students will present their work at the 15th annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research on Monday. The event will take place in the Frank Porter Graham Student Union on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus. The students will represent research from a range of disciplines, including biology; chemistry; applied sciences; environmental science; mathematical…

UNC Science Expo set for April 12

The 2014 UNC Science Expo takes place on Saturday, April 12, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on UNC’s campus along Cameron Avenue. This free event is UNC’s single largest science outreach event, attracting approximately 10,000 participants.

Senioritis circa 1841: a student’s journal

For all those members of the Class of 2014 who are eyeing the May 11 graduation date like it just won’t get here soon enough — you are not the first Tar Heel to experience senioritis. The condition has been around a very long time. While it’s not possible to ask a student from the…

Tracy Raines: from biotech to UNC lab

Unlike many graduate students in the biosciences, Biology student Tracy Raines didn’t get a lot of early exposure to hands on science in high school or do any research during her undergraduate years.

Lauder remembers journalism professor Chuck Stone

Val Lauder, who taught feature writing for 31 years at the University of North Carolina’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, remembers former UNC journalism professor Charles Sumner “Chuck” Stone Jr. Stone died yesterday (April 6) at the age of 89.   Chuck Stone’s passing is a loss to so many – to his family…