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  • 225 years of Tar Heels: Joseph DeSimone

    DeSimone has nearly 200 patents issued in his name, with more than 200 pending, and is one of the few people who has been elected to all three branches of the U.S. National Academies.

  • Combating global warming with seaweed

    A student startup plans to revolutionize seaweed farming in temperate waters to create jobs, reduce plastic pollution and clean carbon from the atmosphere.

  • Well Said: Carolina Indian Circle

    On this week’s podcast, senior Gabrielle James discusses one of the best decisions she ever made — enrolling at Carolina. She also shares her experience as president of the Carolina Indian Circle, a group to support American Indian students.

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    Hanes Art Center115 S. Columbia St.Chapel HillNC27514 |

    A Metaphor Against Oblivion is inspired by two themes; landscape and absence. It comments on and metaphorically represents the absent landscape that remains in the collective consciousness.

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    UNC-Chapel Hill |

    Help us spread some Carolina cheer this holiday season! The Employee Forum’s Community Service Committee is sponsoring their second annual campus toy drive benefiting the patients and families at UNC Children’s Hospital! Let’s put a smile on the face of these spectacular mini Tar Heels!

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    PlayMakers Repertory Company120 Country Club Rd.Chapel HillNC27599-3235 | $15

    In this romantic musical comedy of mistaken identity, there is no love lost between Amalia and Georg, until Georg realizes they’ve been one another’s anonymous pen pals, kicking off a new quest to win her heart.