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DCRP is hosting an open house on March 28 for all the students who are interested in learning about the. Faculty and graduate students will be in attendance to answer your questions, and this will also be a great opportunity for you to get to know your peers.
Bridges2Success will offer middle and high school coaches a model for helping their players achieve academic, as well as athletic, success.
Reem Ghunaim is studying city and regional planning, specializing in economic development. She will graduate in May 2014 with a master’s degree in urban planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
We did not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrowed it from our children. This adage reflects the essence of sustainable development whether applied to the environment, economy, or social and cultural sphere. A digital excerpt from the new book, Sustainable Development Projects: Integration Design, Development, and Regulation.
It’s a long way geographically from the small town of Coca, Ecuador, located in the Amazon rainforest, to Chapel Hill.
This book tells the fascinating story of the talented, energetic, and far-sighted faculty, students, and university administrators, highlighting the unique circumstances and opportunities that shaped the sometimes rocky evolution of the Department. Observations and anecdotes by alumni and faculty are sprinkled in the margins along with one hundred photos of people, occasions, and places.
One of the biggest challenges of the 21st century, especially in the developing world, is to control and reduce the number of injuries and fatalities on roadways. The United Nations recognized this challenge when it proclaimed 2011-2020 as the Decade of Action for Road Safety, aiming to save five million lives by taking concrete actions to improve the safety of road users.
Ever wonder what projects you could be working on as a DCRP student? We asked a couple of Nichola Lowe's students. Faculty and students at DCRP carry out an extensive body of research and engage in a variety of projects working with local communities and clients.
Research projects at DCRP are helping to improve our nation’s ability to be more resilient and bounce back after natural disasters. “ ...we keep building levees and seawalls and strengthening buildings along the coast, but what we really need to do is not build in dangerous places,” says Phil Berke.
“Throughout our doctoral studies, Dr. Berke has exhibited an ideal mixture of high expectations and unrelenting standards for the quality of our work, compassion and patience as we refine our thinking, skills, and habits in fits and starts, and genuine care and concern for our evolution into productive scholars capable of working independently and in collaborations.”
Imagine if Myrtle Beach morphed into a megacity double the size of New York City in just three decades. Impossible? Not in China.
It seemed an easy fix to prevent the excesses of the housing market: make home buyers put more money down. “The key is what is the right balance between some risk and access,” Professor Quercia said. “Just looking at the risks is one-sided.”
The Graduate Student Recognition Celebration recognizes students who receive prestigious fellowships and awards. These honorees are providing leadership that is making a significant contribution to the mission of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
When large pharmaceutical corporations like Glaxo and Burroughs Wellcome went through mergers, more than 2,500 people entered the labor market looking for new opportunities. Because of the Triangle's strong entrepreneurial support networks and world class research institutions, many of these highly skilled workers opted to start their own spinoff businesses in the Research Triangle.
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