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Reed Turchi moved to Chapel Hill to study hill country blues music and record their sounds. As a UNC student, Turchi founded the Devil Down Records label and has recorded numerous musicians, including local blues legend, Kenny Brown. Turchi also initiated the Sounds of the South Award, which allows a UNC undergraduate to submit music recordings to the UNC Southern Folk Life Collection.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 28 Issue 1, Fall 2011, p22-23, il, por Periodical Website
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Fragile X syndrome is a genetic condition often associated with autism, learning disabilities, and seizure disorders. UNC is one of the few hospitals in the United States enrolling patients in clinical trials for treatment. Preliminary results of the new treatment show reduced symptoms and improved cognitive ability.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 28 Issue 2, Winter 2012, p14-19, por Periodical Website
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UNC undergrad Zoe Litaker first visited Turkey in 2008 to photograph villagers of Esenler. When she returned to Turkey in 2011, many of the villagers had moved to urban areas for education and employment opportunities.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 28 Issue 1, Fall 2011, p24-29, il, por Periodical Website
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Patricia Gensel is a UNC professor of biology and studies plant fossils. Scientists have traditionally believed that plants began to develop wood for structural support during the Devonian period. After studying the world’s oldest wood samples, Gensel is convinced that the plant adaptation is related more to water use and storage than to support.
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The Peutinger map is the only surviving map made by the Romans of their own world in AD 300 and is kept at the Austrian National Library in Vienna. The map was discovered by Konrad Celtis, a treasure hunter who bequeathed the map to Konrad Peutinger, after whom it is named. According to Richard Talbert, a UNC history professor, the purpose of the map was not geography; rather, it served to brag about the glory of Rome and the empire it had become.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 27 Issue 2, Winter 2011, p14-17, il, por Periodical Website
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25536
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Mike Sonnichsen is a lecturer and manager of the print and photo labs in the art department. Sonnichsen creates photograms and prismatic prints of plastic objects using an aquatint etching technique. The technique uses an acid bath to produce an array of vivid, watery hues.
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UNC historian Kathryn Burns has been analyzing the city archives of Cuzco, Peru since 1990. Burns discovered that many of the archives are missing because documents were occasionally sold or covered up by the colonial power system.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 27 Issue 3, Spring 2011, p20-23, il, por Periodical Website
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Randi Davenport is an adjunct assistant professor in UNC’s Department of English and Comparative Literature. Davenport moved to Chapel Hill to find services and treatment for her son diagnosed with True Childhood Schizophrenia, but has received little help due to the complicated nature of the disorder. Davenport is now working with state officials to draft policy changes that will help people with mental illnesses.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 27 Issue 1, Fall 2010, p14-19, il, por Periodical Website
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Susan Harbage Page is a UNC photojournalist who photographs things abandoned by immigrants along the Rio Grande on the United States-Mexico border. Page has photographed objects such as homemade flotation devices, detention center bracelets, wallets, undergarments, and other intensely personal items.
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Professor of emergency medicine Laurence Katz started UNC’s hypothermia program in 2007, and recently formed Hibernaid, a company dedicated to creating new drugs for therapeutic hypothermia. Katz hopes to expand hypothermia programs and research to other hospitals.
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The second annual scientific art competition was held by the Chapel Hill Analytical and Nanofabrication Laboratory. Students and faculty submitted photographs taken with electron microscopes, x-rays, and other powerful imaging tools.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 27 Issue 1, Fall 2010, p25-29, il Periodical Website
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Jacqueline MacDonald is an environmental engineer and principal investigator on a UNC research grant to figure out which environmental problems posed the greatest danger to public health in the United Arab Emirates. They found that rapid population growth, development, and industrialization have drastically deteriorated air quality and increased occupational risks. They are now aiming to complete a strategy to protect populations from environmental pollution.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 26 Issue 1, Fall 2009, p16-20, il Periodical Website
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The Khmer Rouge was a radical communist group who wiped out nearly a quarter of Cambodia’s population in the late 1970s. UNC researcher, Jeffrey Sonis, is studying the remaining Khmer Rouge leaders and Cambodians testifying about the executions, forced labor, torture and rapes. His research focuses on their mental health and post-traumatic stress disorder.
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Bill Ferris is a UNC professor of history and folklorist who records stories and blues music ranging from everyday black farmers and churchgoers to blues masters such as B.B. King and Willie Dixon. Ferris is particularly interested in the meaning of blues music and how it is used to tell stories and bring African American communities together.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 26 Issue 1, Fall 2009, p41-47, il, por Periodical Website
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Jeff Whetstone has photographed the caves of Tennessee and Alabama, and grasshopper infestations in Utah, Wyoming, and Nebraska. His new collection is called the New Wilderness, and features photographs of hunters, farmers, deer stands, and fishing tournaments in North Carolina.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 26 Issue 2, Winter 2010, p26-29, il, por Periodical Website
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