Dec. 6, 2017
The University has received a funding boost for its research in the Galápagos Islands and work elsewhere in the world, including in Hawaii and Puerto Rico. The NASA Land Cover/Land Use Change Program has a...Read More
Dec. 1, 2017
For the first time, the University’s annual research expenditures have surpassed $1 billion, $632 million of which are sponsored by federal government agencies, notably the National Institutes of Health. The figures, reported via the nation’s...Read More
Nov. 14, 2017
Nearly a third of Americans suffer from chronic noncancer pain, a condition often treated with opioids. The effectiveness of this chronic opioid therapy is currently unclear and exposes individuals to potential risks, including opioid abuse...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.