When the Powering a Nation team came to executive producer Laura Ruel to tell her what they had settled on for this year’s project, she wasn’t sure about the title. It was edgy. It was provocative. And it was risky.
Tradition says a sip from the Old Well on the first day of classes could bring good luck in the coming year.
Soon, many school children will start a new school year. Their first assignment may be that popular essay answering the question, “What did you do on your summer vacation?”
The internment of Japanese Americans during World War II has fascinated law professor Eric Muller for more than twenty years.
Every year, plant diseases wipe out millions of tons of crops, lead to the waste of valuable water resources and cause farmers to spend tens of billions of dollars battling them.
For young UNC alumni aiming for a career in public policy, there is no place quite like Washington.
Marla Vacek Broadfoot’s first taste of research had a kick to it. A jalapeno kick, that is.
Working amid hundreds of thousands of Civil War-era documents, images and publications, UNC’s librarians and archivists sometimes can’t help but play favorites.
UNC sociology professor Charles Kurzman specializes in Middle East and Islamic studies, but he knows his American history, too.
Three thousand years of underwater muck tell the story of North Carolina’s beaches and barrier islands. Emily Elliott, a doctoral student in marine sciences at UNC, knows the story well.