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.
Award-winning historian Brenda Stevenson, who has been praised for “bravery in journalism,” will deliver the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s 13th annual African American History Month lecture at … Continued
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.
Elected officials in Africa who advocate for adoption of climate change policies may actually lose voter support, according to new research by public policy scholars at UNC-Chapel Hill and Harvard … Continued
UNC chemist Bo Li was recently selected as a 2016 Rita Allen Foundation Scholar. The award recognizes outstanding young leaders in biomedical research.
Aisha Saad ’09, Vishwajith Sridharan ’14, and Heidi Vuletich were recently selected as recipients of The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans.
Senior Rukmini Deva is a SURF recipient and undergraduate researcher in biology, with a minor in religious studies. Her research focuses on monastic silence — a lifetime of voluntary commitment … Continued
Linwood Webster, an academic adviser in UNC-Chapel Hill’s College of Arts and Sciences, has been awarded a counseling fellowship from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Foundation.
Donovan Livingston’s passion for college access was evident during his four years as a history student at UNC-Chapel Hill. That same passion recently led to a moving speech at the … Continued