UNC Today: Friday, September 14, 2012

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Reminder: Applications for Undergrad Research Competition Due Oct. 8

The Office of Undergraduate Research is now accepting applications for the annual UNC Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium/NCUR Competition, scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 13, with an application/abstract submission deadline of Monday, Oct. 8.

Eight undergraduate students with outstanding research will be accepted to present at the Nov. 13 symposium based on the application and abstract submission and two will then be selected to attend the National Conference on Undergraduate Research at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in April 2013. UNC will fund the students' travel and expenses if they are accepted to attend the NCUR.

Download the application and find out more information on the Office of Undergraduate Research website.

New Electronic Resources Available from University Libraries

The University Libraries recently acquired and now has available significant new electronic resources representing more than 1,800 electronic journal titles and 1,000 documentaries and other video content. The new resources, accessible from the alphabetical list of databases on the Libraries website, include:

  • JSTOR Arts & Sciences Collections IX and X
  • JSTOR Life Sciences Collection
  • Taylor & Francis Online Journal Library covering the social sciences, humanities, physical sciences and technology
  • Filmmaker's Library Online
  • Counseling and Therapy (in video, vol. 1)

The content from these resources is also integrated into the results of searches initiated in the "Search All" search box on the Libraries homepage.

Social Media Pages Require Approval

Web Communications reminds departments and organizations to submit the form authorizing the creation of social media before creating the page or account. Guidelines for social media at UNC and the approval form are available on Web Communications' website. Approved social media are included on UNC's official social media list. If you have an existing site that' s not listed on the social media page, please submit the approval form.

Email Ronna Johnston if you have questions.

Defenses of Dissertations and Oral Comp Exams

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Defenses of Dissertations and Oral Comp Exams

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