Oct. 10, 2017
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Oct. 6, 2017
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Sept. 18, 2017
Joseph DeSimone, whose scientific career has revolved around creating technology with real-world applications, has been named the recipient of the 22nd Heinz Award in the category of Technology, the Economy and Employment. The award comes...Read More
The University’s research magazine, Endeavors, and the UNC General Alumni Association’s Programs Department were recognized in July with silver and bronze medals, respectively, in the national competition sponsored annually by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.
Endeavors won its award in the category for research magazines. The GAA was recognized in the Alumni Relations Programs category under “Technology Applications.”
Earlier in the year, the GAA won two awards in the 2007 district-level awards program sponsored by CASE. The GAA won a Special Merit award in Overall Alumni Relations, and the GAA’s magazine, the Carolina Alumni Review received an Award of Excellence in feature writing for a feature about the Porthole Restaurant and its enduring legacy for many Carolina alumni and others in the Chapel Hill area.
Life members of the GAA receive each issue of Endeavors as a membership benefit, mailed with the January/February, May/June and September/October issues of the Review. Annual GAA members and others can read Endeavors online.
CASE is the largest international association of educational institutions. It supports the work of alumni relations, communications and fundraising professionals at more than 3,200 schools, colleges, universities and related organizations in 55 countries.