Jordan Imbrey came to the Robertson Scholars Program later than most. After being rejected as a high school applicant, he didn’t even apply as a freshman until a week before it was due because he didn’t know it was an option.
The nation’s leading innovators planted the seed Tuesday for future Googles, Intels and Microsofts inside Koury Auditorium. Meeting for only the third time in its existence, President Barack Obama’s National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship held its first public forum outside Washington, D.C.
Returning from Spring Break, the Chapel Hill community will have the opportunity to talk with members of President Barack Obama’s National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Norman Loewenthal, 66, has worked at the University for 37 years and served as director of the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education since 1991. He will retire June 30. He said he looks forward to continuing his own education after retirement by taking personal enrichment classes and pursuing his interest in singing.
After trips to the Middle East, Africa and most recently India, Jon Lee Anderson stopped by Chapel Hill on Thursday night before continuing on to Egypt. Anderson, a foreign correspondent for The New Yorker, spoke about his experiences reporting from war-torn regions around the world to more than 100 people gathered in Carroll Hall.
Klaus Scharioth, Germany’s ambassador to the United States, said he believes the U.S. can become more environmentally friendly and save money by doing it. He outlined several major issues requiring international cooperation, including climate and energy security at the UNC School of Law on Wednesday.
This season, UNC basketball fans will have a new way to buy and sell tickets. StubHub, the world’s largest ticket marketplace, announced its partnership with UNC on Monday. Basketball fans interested in buying and selling tickets can access UNC’s ticket office’s website, which will connect them to StubHub.
Carolina graduates are expected to return in droves for the William and Mary football game Oct. 30. However, alumni are not coming home just for a football game. The General Alumni Association is hosting an Alumni Milestone Mixer at Top of the Hill’s new Back Bar on Oct. 29 from 8 to 10 p.m.
UNC students can stop worrying that the world will end in 2012. Anthony Aveni, a professor of astronomy and anthropology at Colgate University, arrested those concerns when he spoke at the Morehead Planetarium on Tuesday night.
Dorothy Bernholz, director of Student Legal Services, received the Order of the Long Leaf Pine for her distinguished legal service to the state Wednesday.