Shilpi Somaya Gowda is a 1992 graduate of UNC with degrees in economics and international studies, but she’s taken her learning in a novel direction. While many of her classmates … Continued
Francesca Bernardi and Katrina Morgan, mathematics Ph.D. candidates in the College of Arts & Sciences, founded Girls Talk Math last year as a way to encourage young women to explore … Continued
If he has to get up for an 8 a.m. class when the fall semester begins, Ti Grant will have had plenty of practice during his summer break. The summer … Continued
Cheng Cao is a P.hD. student studying geological sciences in UNC’s College of Arts & Sciences. Her research focuses on understanding Earth’s evolution over time, as well as the chemical … Continued
Mark Katz of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities was among the winners of the 2017 University Diversity Awards.
The revitalization of Old East Durham has resulted in a dramatic increase in property values over the last 10 years. What does this growth mean for housing affordability, equity, and … Continued
Feelin’ DNA aims to inspire the visually impaired community by providing STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) teachers with 3-D models so they can incorporate them into their classrooms.
The City of Winston-Salem was honored with a 2017 City Cultural Diversity Award from the National League of Cities. The award was given in recognition of the Winston-Salem BIC Newcomers’ … Continued
A lecture by Rwanda scholar Catharine Newbury will open the Undergraduate Research conference of the department of African, African American and Diaspora Studies on March 24.
“Rooms” uses movement, music and text to explore issues at the intersection of gender, race and identity.
UNC chemist Bo Li focuses her research on the bioactive small molecules produced by bacteria and the ways in which they may help defend the human body against infectious diseases.
For Shamira Lukomwa, working in Africa is personal. It was this passion that led Lukomwa to take what she learned as a double major in global studies and communication studies … Continued
Three College of Arts and Sciences faculty members will team-teach a new course this spring that will explore issues of race, gender, sexuality and inclusion, highlighting topics such as racial … Continued
More than 150 people came together Oct. 1 following an afternoon performance of Detroit ’67 by PlayMakers Repertory Company for a Carolina Conversation on racial tension and social unrest.
Join PlayMakers Repertory Company for a special matinee performance of “Detroit ’67,” a gripping play that explores the themes of racial relations and social justice, at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. … Continued
The series’ ninth season offers provocative, powerful performances exploring seminal issues of social justice in North Carolina and beyond.
Kwame Anthony Appiah, professor of philosophy and law at New York University and “The Ethicist” columnist for The New York Times, came to campus to deliver the inaugural Chancellor’s Lecture … Continued
Carolina’s classrooms are changing. Professors Kelly Hogan and Viji Sathy are transforming theirs to be more interactive and inclusive — an effort that has helped overcome achievement gaps.
After a summer of heightened racial unrest nationally, and on the verge of the return of 22,000 undergraduates to UNC-Chapel Hill, about 400 faculty and staff members gathered at the … Continued
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ranks 35th in the world and 25th in the U.S. among global universities, according to the 2016 Academic Ranking of World Universities.