Connecting to North Carolina’s clay

In art professor Yun Nam’s studio, ceramic tea bowls stack on every surface. In the throwing room, bowls crowd the shelves. Outside amid toasty kilns, bowls sit on ware carts, nested into tiny towers.

Wilson: world needs graduates’ smarts

Dr. Edward O. Wilson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author, asked Carolina’s newest graduates to pay attention to an imbalance in how the world is turning “at least pastel green” Sunday during the spring Commencement ceremony in Kenan Stadium.

UNC celebrates Earth Day year round

To celebrate Earth Day, we’re recycling some of UNC’s most important sustainability stories over the past year. If you missed them the first time around, check out the ways the Carolina community is dedicated to a greener future.

Crisis mode: UNC experts on Japan, future disasters, page 2

Page 2 Preparing for worse than the worst case Dalton Sawyer, director of emergency preparedness and continuity planning for UNC Health Care, is monitoring how officials in Japan coordinate response and recovery efforts. One disaster is challenge enough. But Sawyer’s Japanese counterparts are dealing with the triple whammy of a massive earthquake, a deadly tsunami…