Saving Princeville
Workshop brings Students, Faculty,
and Residents together to save a town
Conservation and Crises
in Madagascar
Drs. Zach and Alisha Farris address conservation
and health crises in Madagascar
Cradles of love
UNC researcher partners with NC State industrial design
students to create innovative new bassinet
Getting Innovative
ECU, NC State, N.C. A&T and UNC Greensboro join prestigious NSF I-Corps program
Marian Drane Graham Scholars gain experience
Six UNC system students learn leadership skills through internship program

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My Future NC to develop statewide attainment goal and education plan

The leaders of the North Carolina public education systems, including the President of the University of North Carolina, the Acting President of the North Carolina Community College System, and the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, have partnered to create My Future NC, a new statewide commission on educational attainment.

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UNC ROI awards three grants for research on data science, green fuels, hybrid materials technology

CHAPEL HILL – UNC President Margaret Spellings announced the University of North Carolina’s Research Opportunities Initiative (UNC ROI) will provide three new grants worth a total of $6.2 million to teams from six universities in the UNC system.

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President Spellings releases statement on UNC Asheville Chancellor Mary Grant

“It has been a distinct privilege and pleasure to serve alongside Chancellor Grant for the past 18 months,” said UNC President Margaret Spellings.

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