2.28.05 | Extracurricular, Public Service, University Development
The 2005 Dance Marathon raised nearly $184,872 in late February to benefit the N.C. Children’s Hospital.
Memorial Hall was so named as an honor, in part, to sons of the University who died in the Civil War. In Memorial’s renovation, the marble tablets bearing their names are being returned to their familiar spaces flanking the stage. Now, three alumni… read more
Twenty-one teachers in nine categories have been honored with the University’s 2005 Teaching Awards, the highest campuswide recognition for teaching excellence. read more
Joseph M. DeSimone, W.R. Kenan Jr. distinguished professor of chemistry and chemical engineering at UNC and N.C. State University, has been elected to membership in the National Academy of Engineering. read more
Holden Thorp ’86, who has served as director of UNC’s Morehead Planetarium and Science Center since 2001, has been named chairman of the department of chemistry. read more
John Edwards ’77 (JD), North Carolina’s former U.S. senator and the Democratic Party’s 2004 vice presidential candidate, will lead a new center being launched by Carolina to seek solutions to poverty. The Center on Poverty, Work and Opportunity… read more
UNC’s Interfraternity Council will host a dinner on Sunday, Feb. 13, to benefit people who suffered losses in the December tsunamis. read more