PEMBROKE — The largest donation in the history of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke has come from one of the campus’ own. Ben Bahr, UNCP’s William C. Friday chair and distinguished professor of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, and his wife, Alyson, an accomplished artist, have made a deferred estate gift that is the largest in UNCP’s history to … Read More
CHAPEL HILL, NC – The University of North Carolina announced that Ben Bahr, the William C. Friday Chair and Distinguished Professor of Microbiology and Biochemistry at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, is the recipient of the 2017 Oliver Max Gardner Award. The award, established by the will of former North Carolina Governor O. Max Gardner, recognizes faculty who have “made the … Read More
The first bill Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper signed was a measure reducing the UNC board from 32 members to 24 members – a change pushed by the Republican-controlled legislature, who argued the larger board was unwieldy. If you think the 32-member board was large, consider this: The old Consolidated University system had a 100-member board… Read Article
A “Love Story” – Written by David Armstrong III
The document is a transcription of the commencement address of O. Max Gardner III given on May 9, 1992. PDF Document
Western Carolina University’s Dr. David Shapiro is careful not to describe speech disorders as something people ‘suffer’ from. For the full article and an audio interview, please go here.
Governor Gardner played football for both NC A&M and UNC.
Aziz Sancar and Paul L. Modrich, both at UNC-Chapel Hill and winners of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their work in discovering different ways that damaged DNA could be repaired, leading to new ways to treat cancer and other diseases. Read Article
Nobel Laureate Aziz Sancar picked up the most prestigious faculty award from the UNC system at the Board of Governors meeting July 29. The board announced its selections for the O. Max Gardner Award in May, but Sancar wasn’t able to receive the award then because he was in his native Turkey. He was giving away an award… Read Article