Self-Guided Tree Tours Debut
UNC will celebrate its ongoing status as a Tree Campus USA and the recent national accreditation of its arboretum with a celebration that will include the official opening of three self-guided tours of campus trees.
Over the years, UNC alumnus Dick Monfort (BA-76) has pursued his passion for athletics in many different arenas: as a fan, as a competitor and now as owner and CEO of the Colorado Rockies. He talks about the team's approach for the 2014 season and how his time at UNC shaped his professional philosophy in an exclusive interview in the Alumni Association's Bear Den blog.
Associate Professor Susan Keenan is researching how to treat West Nile and other mosquito-borne diseases.
UNC research, amounting to $20 million in external funding over the past two years, includes faculty studying traumatic brain injuries and concussions, snake venom in cancer treatments, biofuel alternatives from a "diesel tree," West Nile virus, noise-induced hearing loss and prevention, lasers to monitor volcanoes, and bats.